Eid al-Adha, also known as Festival of the Sacrifice, is one of the most significant holidays on the Muslim calendar.
Oct. 15, 2013Muslims wait outside a school after prayers marking celebrations for Eid al-Adha in Lagos, Nigeria. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the hajj pilgrimage by slaughtering sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate the prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael on God’s command.Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters
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