Hari Raya Aidiladha, also known as Eid-al-Adha, is one of the most significant Islamic festivals celebrated by Muslims in Malaysia. It commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to Allah. Hari Raya Aidiladha is observed on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic lunar calendar. The exact date varies each year based on the lunar calendar. If the moon is sighted, Hari Raya Aidiladha will be celebrated on June 16, and if not, Hari Raya Aidiladha 2024 will be celebrated on June 17. The date of the festival is determined by the sighting of the moon and changes every year based on the Islamic lunar calendar. The celebration lasts for about three to four days, starting on the day of Eid. Here's all you need to know about Hari Raya Aidiladha 2024 date, significance, rituals and traditions of Eid-al-Adha celebration in Malaysia.

Hari Raya Aidiladha 2024 Date

Hari Raya Aidiladha 2024 will be celebrated on June 16 or June 17 depending on the sighting of the moon.

Hari Raya Aidiladha Significance, Rituals and Traditions

The day of Hari Raya Aidiladha commemorates the story of Prophet Ibrahim's devotion and faith. As per the Islamic tradition, Ibrahim was commanded by Allah to sacrifice his son Ishmael. However, Allah intervened and provided a lamb to be sacrificed instead. The festival coincides with the Hajj pilgrimage, one of the Five Pillars of Islam, where millions of Muslims travel to Mecca to perform a series of rituals. Eid Mubarak 2024 Images and Eid-ul-Adha Messages To Spread the Joy of Festivity. 

The festivities begins with a prayer at the mosques where Muslims congregate to mark the day. On this day, families gather for large meals, which usually include the meat from the sacrificed animals. Traditional dishes are prepared to mark the day a memorable one with family and friends.

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