The day of Eid-ul-Adha falls on the tenth day in the final (twelfth) month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar; Dhu-al-Hijjah. The day that celebrations fall on, depends on a legitimate sighting of the moon, following the completion of the annual Holy Pilgrimage of Hajj – which is an obligation for all Muslims. Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya celebrated the auspicious day in all its’ 15 centers and 40 adjacent Shia Independent centers around coastal region and upcountry.
Activities that took place during Eid Al-Adha include;
- Eid Prayers led by different Imams in all centers.
- Lectures to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim (‘a)’s devotion to Allah SWT and his readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail (‘a) with its relevance to the Muslim Ummah.
- Qur’bani (sacrifice) to mark Prophet Ibrahim (‘a)’s sacrifice to Allah SWT.
- Distribution of packed Qurbani meat to the believers in attendance as well as nearby friends and orphanage.
- Some Centers had home visits for dua recitation for those faced with illness.
With the generous support and assistance received from various organizations and donors, Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya was able to provide 878 goats in total to various regions namely; 525 to 15 BMMK centres and 353 goats to 36 Shia Independent centres, including Lamu, Malindi and Kilifi.
The team of Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya appreciates the generous contribution from all donors and well-wishers towards Eid Ul Adha activities.
The Mission also thanks all those involved in the preparation of this program.
Bilal Muslim Mission of Kenya
P.O Box 82508 -80100
Tel: +254 222 9641
Prepared by: Faraah Sumar