Bakrid celebrated in Mangalore

01 January 2007

Bakrid was celebrated with ritualistic fervour in and around Mangalore on Sunday. Bakrid is an important festival of Muslims falling in the last month of Islamic Calendar. It is also called as Id-Ul-Azha , which coincides with the Haj pilgrimage at Mecca. The significance of the festival is the commemoration of the ordeals of Prophet Ibrahim. Thousands of Muslim brothers offered prayers at the Mosques and greeted one another with an embrace. All muslims go and meet thier relatives and friends. All muslim brothers meet each other during the morning Eid Namaz and our muslim sisters meet each other usually in the evenings in the Beach, Park etc..


Rafeeq said...

Jazakallahu Khair for the pictures.

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