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Eid al-Adha
Start Date: 10/5/2014 All Day
End Date: 10/5/2014

Event Description:

Islamic holyday: Eid al-Adha (Festival of the Sacrifice), also known as The Greater Eid, commemorates when Abraham fully submitted himself to Allah on Mount Arafat but was spared from sacrificing his son. Pilgrims celebrate Eid al-Adha after descending from Mount Arafat, near Mecca, as part of the Hajj. The festival lasts 4 days and is celebrated worldwide.[i]



[i] About.com. “Eid al-Adha: Meaning of “The Festival of Sacrifice.” http://islam.about.com/od/hajj/a/adha.htm    

 

Contact Information:
Name: Rev. Amy L. Fisher
Phone: (617) 573-8325
Email: interfaith@suffolk.edu

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