Eid ul-Adha also called the Sacrifice. It is the second most significant religious festival in Bangladesh. Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah and lasts for four days awaiting the 13th day. In the dates differ from year to year drifting around eleven days previous each year of international calendar.
Eid al-Adha honors the readiness of Ibrahim to give up his son, as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before he given up his son God interfered by sending his seraph Jibra’il. He then places a sheep in his son’s position. The meat from the surrendered animal is alienated into three parts. One of for the family keeps. One of is given to relatives, neighbors friends. The remaining portion is given to the poor people.
The festivity of Eid ul-Adha is alike to Eid ul-Fitr in many ways. The only big difference is the Qurbani (sacrifice of domestic animals) on Eid ul-Adha. Many provisional marketplaces of dissimilar sizes called ‘kurbani hat’. It is functioned in the big cities for sale of Qurbani animals like cows, sheep and goats. On the Eid day in the morning instantly after the prayer, rich people thank God for the animal. Then they sacrifice the animals. Less wealthy people also take part in the celebration by visiting houses of the rich who are taking part in qurbani.
A large fraction of the beef is given to the poor people. The spiritual policy being allowed the decline it anytime over a period of three days starting from the Eid day. Most people wish to make the ceremony on the first day of Eid. However, the public festival distances over three to four days. Many people from the large cities go to their family houses and homes in the villages to split the delight of the celebration with friends and associations.
People of Bangladesh are very willingly to celebrate this day. They enjoy much and getting pleasure to sacrifice their loving animals for God. This day covers a broad part of Bangladeshi culture. Government declares some holiday for this festival.