Muslim World set for Eid
, October 12, 2013
A man carries a goat he bought from a market to be slaughtered during next week's big Eid holiday in Riyadh. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha (feast of sacrifice), one of the most important holidays in the Muslim Calendar. It includes the pilgrimage to “Haj”, which is one of the five pillars of Islam.
Muslims worldwide traditionally slaughter a four legged animal in commemoration. The meat is then distributed amongst the family and neighbours as well as the poor and needy.-Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser