Eid-al-Adha 2022: Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers today exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border on the auspicious occasion of Eid-al-Adha. Speaking to news agency ANI, BSF Commandant Jasbir Singh said, “On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, BSF has offered sweets to Pakistan Rangers at Joint Check Post (JCP) Attari border. It is the meeting of two border security forces. The beach is a traditional gesture. It also symbolizes our tradition, goodwill and peace.”
Eid al-Adha or Bakra Eid, which is being celebrated on 10 July this year, is a holy occasion also known as the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ and it falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of Islamic or Islamic religion. is celebrated. lunar calendar. It marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Every year, the date changes because it is based on the Islamic lunar calendar, which is approximately 11 days shorter than the Western 365-day Gregorian calendar. Eid al-Adha is an occasion of joy and peace, where people celebrate with their families, let go of past grievances and build meaningful relationships with each other. It is celebrated as a commemoration of Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice everything for God.
The history of the occasion dates back to 4,000 years ago when Allah appeared in the dream of Prophet Abraham asking him to make sacrifices for the one he loved most.
According to legends, the prophet was about to sacrifice his son Isaac when an angel appeared and stopped him from doing so. He was told that God was convinced of his love for her and so he was allowed to do something else as a ‘great sacrifice’.
(with ANI inputs)