Addis Ababa, July 31/2020(ENA) Tens of millions of Ethiopian Muslims celebrated the 1441st Eid-al-Adha vacation throughout the nation, amid COVID-19 pandemic continues. Eid-al-Adha has been commemorated over a millennium in mosques and public locations the place many Muslims turned out at to watch the day in large congregations.
In each Eid-al-Adha vacation, a whole bunch of 1000’s of Muslims turned out for the Eid prayer in and across the Addis Ababa’s outdated stadium which is positioned within the capital downtown.
However this 12 months the celebration is not like the previous ones because the pageant is shadowed by the unfold of coronavirus pandemic, most Muslims celebrated the day with households and feasts.
Muslims in lots of nations together with Ethiopia clearly adhered to the World Well being Group’s pointers with social distancing to assist comprise the virus and preserve themselves safe.
Eid al-Adha, which in Arabic actually means the “festival of the sacrifice”, commemorates the story of the Muslim Prophet Ibrahim’s check of religion.
Muslims imagine Ibrahim was commanded by God to sacrifice his son, Ismail. The idea holds that God stayed his hand, sparing the boy, and inserting a ram in his place.
It’s to be recalled that final evening, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has prolonged his want to Muslims who’re celebrating the 1441st Eid-al-Adha vacation and different Ethiopians throughout the nation.
As Eid al-Adha is one among a well-liked Islamic vacation, throughout which animals are usually sacrificed, the meat from which is distributed to the needy.