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Eid Ul Adha

The Economics of Eid-ul-Adha in Pakistan

Mariam Khan | Posted 12.04.2014 | Religion
Mariam Khan

In Pakistan, as the days to Eid-ul-Adha draw near, the craze of buying animals for sacrifice intensifies. Streets, lanes, alleys are filled by the young as well as the old bragging about the uniqueness of their animals, despite the stench of animal waste that lingers in the air.

Answering 7 Charges of Animal Cruelty Against Muslims

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 12.03.2014 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Animals do feel the pain and we don't deny that. But the Prophet's intent was "...to cause as little pain as possible." Since affording Muslims will be sacrificing an animal on Eid-ul-Adha this weekend, it's time to answer the top seven charges of animal cruelty against them.

PHOTOS: Muslims Around The World Observe Eid Al-Adha

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 10.04.2014 | Religion

Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, is observed on ...

PHOTOS: Muslims Around The World Observe Eid Al-Adha

Posted 10.15.2013 | Religion

Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, is observed on Oct. 15, 2013, in the United States. One of two feast festivals celebrated by Muslims, Eid al-A...

PHOTOS: Muslims Around The World Observe Eid Al-Adha

Posted 10.26.2012 | Religion

Click through the photos to see photos from this year's Eid ul-Adha celebrations: Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, is observed on Oct. 26,...

Why I Love Eid ul-Adha

Dr. David Liepert | Posted 12.26.2012 | Religion
Dr. David Liepert

Eid ul-Adha reminds me every year that what we believe about God doesn't matter as much as whether we believe in God in the first place.

Eid Ul-Adha: Muslim And Jewish Reflections On Abraham's Sacrifice

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Each of our memories of Abraham is different. Yet from within the inherent differences of embedded memory, springs forth a belief that is most real and tangible in the parent figure to which we both relate.

PHOTOS: Muslims Embark On Pilgrimage To Mecca

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 10.26.2012 | Religion

Click through to see photos from this year's Hajj pilgrimage: Each year millions of Muslims embark on the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia,...

Councilman Proposes Schools Close For Muslim Holidays

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion

Montgomery County councilman, George Levanthal, asked local schools to shut down for two Muslim holidays: Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. "The schools...

Eid: Being LGBT And Muslim

El-Farouk Khaki | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion
El-Farouk Khaki

For many LGBT Muslims, Eid is a time of sadness, guilt and isolation when they must either hide their orientation, or face rejection, condemnation and isolation from family, faith and community.

Some Prayers Last Longer Than Others

Haroon Moghul | Posted 01.06.2012 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

Time and again, Abraham is asked to sacrifice like no normal person is, or could be. He is asked to abandon, or take the life of his child, and God in each case intervenes. God saves. God guides.