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Last Updated: Wednesday November 14 2001 18:10 GMT

Id-ul-Adha (Muslim)

The Kaaba - Muslim pilgrims come to pray at Islam's holiest shrine
A festival to remember when Abraham was going to sacrifice his son to prove his obedience to God.

Muslims believe that Abraham was a prophet, or messenger from God.


  • Families go to the mosque for prayers
  • They sacrifice a sheep and give one third of the meat away to remember Abraham's sacrifice


  • Based on the moon cycle

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