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Lakshadweep Island

Id Ul Zuha in Lakshadweep

Bakrid is considered to be the day when pious journey of Muslim Pilgrims to Mecca arrives to an finish. The day is celebrated to commemorate the day when Prophet Ibrahim sacrificed his son's life to show his devotion towards the almighty. According to the legends, The Almighty himself asked Prophet Ibrahim to provide his son Ismail being a image of his devotion to him. Subsequent the instructions, Prophet took his son to th altar and sacrificed him following blindfolding himself. But when the Prophet opens his eyes, he sees Ismail alive. And in place of his son, he finds a sacrificed goat (Bakri). Because then, will be the tradition of sacrificing a goat on this day prevalent. The meat is afterwards dispersed among the pilgrims within the mosque.