Srinagar, Jul 10: Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on July 21 after the crescent of Dhul Hijjah was not sighted on Saturday evening, Kashmir’s Grand cleric Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam said.
The Grand Mufti said that the crescent of holy Dhul Hijjah month has not been sighted and as such Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on July 21, 2021.
The month of Dhul Hijjah is considered as a very sacred month in the Islamic calendar, one in which the annual Ḥajj (Pilgrimage) is performed besides the festival of sacrifice Eid-ul-Adha, synonymously known as Bakra Eid, Bakrid, Eid Qurban or Qurban Bayarami is celebrated.
With the beginning of the auspicious month from Monday, all those intending to do sacrifices, make Qurbani – of animals – are supposedly not to trim their hair or nails until the sacrifices’ are actually made, as per well-established Ahadith (sayings of Prophet Muhammad SAW).
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