Eid -ul - Adha Mubarak from the Muslim Council of Britain: A Great Celebration of Abrahamic Devotion
09 Nov 2012 04:16 GMT
 
I would like to extend Eid greetings on behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain to all Muslims and people of other faiths and communities. May you and your families have a joyous and blessed day.

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I would like to extend Eid greetings on behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain to all Muslims and people of other faiths and communities. May you and your families have a joyous and blessed day.

This great festival coincides with Hajj (pilgrimage to the holy city of Makkah), a major pillar of Islam, a journey every Muslim is required to perform once in a lifetime if physically and financially possible. This year, around 25,000 British Muslims joined almost 3 million pilgrims from all over the world. It is a great act of devotoion and reward, not only physically but also spiritually and emotionally.

Eid ul Adha celebrates the great sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his son, Prophet Ismail (Ishmael). That symbolic act is commemorated by men, women and children travelling from all corners of the earth, representing every race and colour, united by faith in One God. The magnificent unity that is witnessed during Hajj is something truly exceptional. The Muslim community in Britain should take much inspiration from this blessed occasion. Through moral commitment, effort, devotion and sacrifice a lot can be achieved in building unity and peace in our world.

Wishing you all a joyful and blessed Eid,


Farooq Murad,
Secretary General
Muslim Council of Britain

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