Eid al-Adha is not about slaughtering animals, it’s about acquiring piety
Sayyed Taleef Haider
Two Eids are related to two pillars of Islam in the Muslim religious doctrine. The first, Eid al-Fitr, is celebrated after 30 days of fasting during Ramazan, and the second is on the occasion of Hajj. Eid-ul-Adha is also known as the Badi Eid, during which Muslims from all over the world perform Qurbani of animals and Hajj.
Although the tradition of Eid ul-Adha was not practiced before the time of Prophet Mohammad,...