Eid al-Fitr - which means 'festival of the breaking of the fast - is celebrated at the end of Ramadan, a month when many adult Muslims fast.
The date on which Eid al-Adha is celebrated changes every year as it depends on the sighting of the new crescent moon.
During the festivities, which fell on Friday this year, Muslims pay tribute to Prophet Ibrahim's submission to the divine order of sacrificing his son.
Millions of Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday as some two million pilgrims carry out the final rites of the annual Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Eid al Adha is a celebration of enthusiastic faith of the devotees towards Allah and his words in "Quran".
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Muslim men attend a morning prayer marking Eid al-Adha holiday at Sunda Kelapa Port in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Eid memorializes prophet Ibrahim's unselfish act of sacrificing his son Ishmael to God.
On this day, cows, sheep or goats are sacrificed to God, and later, the meat is distributed to the poor and needy, relatives, friends, and family. Since then people celebrate the festival by sacrificing an animal. As we celebrated Bakrid here are the Best Eid Mubarak WhatsApp Gif Images, SMSes, Shayris & eCards to Send Happy Eid al-Adha 2017 Greetings.
The Eid prayer in both mosques was performed under the leadership of the imams. The festival day marks the day of Hajj (Pilgrimage). The day of Bakrid starts with the sacrifice of an animal, and thereby people exchange their wishes to each other by hugging.
Worshippers will usually slaughter a sheep or a goat as part of the festivities - but anyone wishing to sacrifice an animal in the United Kingdom must conform to welfare standards.