Muslim Celebration to Focus on Gratitude
- Name: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (GA Chapter)
- Occasion: Eid Ul Adhia, Festival of Sacrifice
Annual Muslim holiday commemorates Abrahamic sacrifice
Muslims across the world prepare to celebrate Islam’s most important holiday, Eid-ul-Adhia. Eid ul Adhia marks Prophet Abraham’s symbolic sacrifice and the close of the Hajj ceremony, or pilgrimage, to the Ka’aba in Mecca. This joyous day is celebrated to remind Muslims of the importance of sacrifice, submission, and gratefulness to God.
This year, Eid-ul-Adhia falls on Friday, October 26, 2012. “As Muslims who believe in the Messiah, members of our community look forward to the opportunity to give thanks over and over again,” said Nasim Rehmatullah, vice president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. “We invite our fellow Americans to join us in this celebration, and reflection as we give thanks for the blessings God Almighty has bestowed upon us.
The service will begin with a congregational prayer in the morning, followed by a sermon. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens its doors to everyone who would like to join or observe.
Event: Eid-ul-Adhia, Islam's most important holiday, commemorates Prophet Abraham’s sacrifice. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens this event to the public.
When: Friday, October 26, 2012, 11 AM
Where: Lucky Shoals Park, 4651 Britt Road, Norcross, Georgia, 30093
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