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Eid Mubarak 2020

Today, in Malaysia, Muslims are celebrating the Eid, which marks the end of the Ramadan month. The day that starts the meeting of relatives from far and family members, old friends and colleagues.

However, due to the new norm set for Covid 19 crisis, that has affected Malaysia as well, the celebration of Eid is done with limitations.
Today, we are free to travel to visit our families living near us. Intrastate travel is allowed today for Eid celebration. Everyone should adhere to the new norms such as the use of face cover,  maintain a distance of 1 meter from each other, wash hands often. No shaking hands, no kissing, no touching, no close conversation allowed. Preferably to take care of our elders and children as they seem more vulnerable to the Covid 19. 
All interstate travel are forbidden, unless you have reasons and it is a must trip. Today, we visited my father and mother in law, which is around 5 km away.  From my observation, small visits may be safe. However, if you have chil…

Cow slaughtering second day of Eid Al Adha 2017

Cow slaughtering on the second day of Eid Al Adha 2017. During the annual Haj pilgrimage, Muslims observe the Eid Al Adha. 

Eid Al Adha is celebrated with special Eid Prayer in the morning and visiting the families, exchanging eid wishes and eat together special dishes prepared for Eid. 

Also on the Eid Al Adha the Muslims will  sacrifice an animal, an act known as 'Qurban', basically means to give the meat in charity to the poor, the person who pay for the cow will take a small amount back home and the rest will be distributed to the poor people. 

Those who would like to participate in the Qurban will give a specific amount with the intended parts of a cow to the mosque to be arranged to be sacrificed on the Eid, and the mosque community will purchase the livestock and together will sacrifice the animals.

Below is a video take here in Alor Setar, today at the Mosque Sultanah Bahiyah.

 

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