Eid al-Azha being celebrated in different countries across world

RIYADH: Pilgrims have reached Mina valley after spending the night in Muzdalifah while Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated in other countries including Saudi Arabia today.

RIYADH: Pilgrims have reached Mina valley after spending the night in Muzdalifah while Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated in other countries including Saudi Arabia today.

According to the details, the pilgrims spent last night in Muzdalifah to perform Hajj and reached Mina today. Eid al-Azha is being celebrated with religious fervor in Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE. After performing Eid-ul-Azha prayers in the Holy Mosque of Makkah, Muslims are offering sacrifices following the Sunnah of Abraham.

The administration of the two holy shrines said that during Eid-ul-Azha today, the president of the two holy shrines, Sheikh Saudis, accompanied by the governor of Mecca, reached the Masjid al-Haram where Muslims from all over the world were present for Eid prayers.

In a message on the social networking site Twitter, the administration of the two holy shrines said that today is the third day of Hajj and shortly before the blessed morning of Eid-ul-Azha, Tawaf-e-Safada was performed with the strict coronavirus SOPs.

Eid al-Azha is being celebrated today in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf countries. Eid prayers were offered in the Masjid-e-Haram followed by prayers. Other Muslims, including pilgrims, are busy sacrificing animals.

In addition to the Gulf countries and Saudi Arabia, the religious festival of Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated in the United States, Europe, and Canada with harmony and devotion. 

During his Hajj sermon yesterday, Sheikh Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, while teaching the Muslim Ummah to follow the basic principles of Islam, said that the Muslim Ummah should treat each other with compassion.  

During the Hajj sermon, the Imam of the Kaaba said that Allah Almighty does not like those who spread corruption. Allah Almighty has commanded the people to do good. Treat parents, the elderly and the weak well.

During his address, Sheikh Bandar bin Abdul Aziz said that people should avoid the deadly epidemic of coronavirus.