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Eid Mubarak from Sylhet FC!

Emdad Rahman

Before the winter league kicks off, Sylhet FC would like to send their greetings to everyone who will be celebrating Eid next week. Team captain Kamal Chowdhury said, “Eid is a time of unity, happiness and peace. We wish everyone a very fulfilling time and request prayers – Eid Mubarak!”

sylhet-2Eid-al-Adha honors Ibrahim’s (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael when God ordered him to do this. However, just as Ibrahim was about to kill Ishmael, God put a sheep in his place. Some people dispute that the son of sacrifice was Isaac (Isḥāq). Regardless, these events are remembered and celebrated at Eid al-Adha.

Muslims celebrate Ibrahim’s complete obedience to the will of God during Eid-al-Adha. They remind themselves of their own willingness to sacrifice anything to follow God’s commands. It also marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

 

 

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