Remembering Abraham’s Sacrifice — Eid-ul-Adha


Originally published in Santa Barbara Independent Eid-ul-Adha literally means “commemoration of the sacrifice.” Some 10 weeks after Muslims spent a month sacrificing food in the month of Ramadan, Muslims spend time to remember Prophet Abraham’s sacrifice. While Islamic holidays may focus on sacrifices, these sacrifices are a means for strengthening one’s connection with God. This past Wednesday...