Eid Greetings

// December 8th, 2008 // Blog

Another year, another ‘Īd… Ramadan somehow feels just as much a distant memory, as a recently departed event.

I discovered something slightly disturbing today: it costs more to perform the Qurbani in Iraq, than in the UK (£155 vs £95). The first price was taken from the Islamic Relief website, the second from a local London butcher. The cheapest price quoted was for India, just £30. However, the canned meat option for Iraq is cheaper, at £67. Still… quite a shocking price difference.

May Allāh grant our brothers and sisters in Iraq, and all parts of this blue-green Earth, a peaceful ‘Īd, so they may call out the takbeer with true gratitude in their hearts. Āmīn.

A reminder of this awesome group activity:

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The morning of ‘Īd-ul Fitr at the Sacred Mosque in the city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia

9 Responses to “Eid Greetings”

  1. Organica says:

    Eid Mubarak stranger!

  2. Shahrzad says:

    From one Eid to another, time is running so fast..

    Happy Eid to you and your family.. :)

  3. tawheedfirst says:

    TaqabalAllahu minna wa minkum (may Allah accept the good deeds from us and from you). Ameen!

  4. misspecs says:

    Eid greetings, iMuslim!

  5. ms says:

    Eid Mubarak

  6. biscuitinabasket says:

    Eid Mubarak to you too, hope you have a good one!

    Kudos on the Qurbani thing – I was trying to understand the logic of why the costs on Islamic relief are so high for Iraq – it may be manual labour costs, or maybe distribution costs. Either ways, I selected Kenya – I do know that the meat gets distributed properly there, so that was my choice! :)

  7. Eid Mubarak every Muslim

  8. Reema says:

    Eid Mubarak, hope I dont have to go thru this.

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