In Pics! India celebrates Eid-ul-Adha with prayers and feasts
Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or 'Feast of Sacrifice', that commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son before God stayed his hand. During the holiday, Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute part of the meat to the poor.
Muslim women offer prayers on the eve of Eid-al-Adha at Hazrat Kutbe Alam Sarkaar Dargah Mosque in Ahmedabad.
Devotees offer prayers on the day of Eid al-Adha at the beach in Kozhikode, Kerala.
Children greet each other on the day of Eid al-Adha at the beach in Mangalore, Karnataka.
Indian Muslims offer prayers to mark Eid al-Adha festival in Jalandhar.
Liitle Muslims offer prayers alongside elders during Eid al-Adha .
A man holds his son, and an umbrella for shade, during a service for the Eid al-Adha.
Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.
Indian Muslim girls walks with balloons after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.
Indian Muslims buy goats for sacrifice after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.
Indian Muslim women offer prayer on the eve of Eid al-Adha at a Mosque in Ahmadabad, India.