Over 2 Million in Saudi Arabia for Hajj – VOA News

Photo: Reuters Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, November 5, 2011.   Saudi officials say more than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims are taking part in the annual Hajj rites, which peak on Saturday. Hajj is the oldest…

Send an Eid eCard greeting! – A service by the Ismaili org

Send an Eid eCard to your friends and family. Photo: TheIsmaili.org As Muslims worldwide prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha, TheIsmaili.org is pleased to offer its email greeting card service. The free service makes it easy to send Eid al-Adha greetings to up to 50 friends and family members at a time. Choose from a selection…

Eid al-Adha…

Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, is observed by Muslims around the world in commemoration of one of the greatest trials of faith in the life of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham — upon whom be peace). In Muslim and Judeo-Christian traditions, it is related that, as a test of Hazrat Ibrahim’s faith, the Almighty calls upon…