Vice President greets people ahead of Eid-ul-ZuhaDecember 20th, 2007 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 20, (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari has greeted the people ahead of Eid-ul-Zuha.
In his message, Ansari said the festival celebrates the spirit of sacrifice that God requires of man.
The joy of sharing and doing charity on this festival provides comfort to the poor and unites us all in common brotherhood, Ansari said.
He called upon people to celebrate the festival with compassion and to serve the cause of humanity.
Eid-ul-Zuha or Baqr-e-Eid is a Muslim festival that marks the end of the Haj. Muslims sacrifice the goats and distribute its meat among family, friends and the poor.
Muslims believe a sacrificed goat is a reflection of one’s own spiritual sacrifice, and see it as essential for achieving communion with Allah.
For Muslims, Eid-ul-Zuha is a time to offer the perfect goat to the Prophet.(ANI)
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