According to Islamic history and custom, something like four thousand years back, the city of Mecca was a rocky, abandon and dry place. Abraham was plan to bring his wife Hajir and his son to Arabia from the Canaan by God’s order. At that time Ishmael was his only lad.
Hajar scurried between two hills running over Al-Marwah and Al-Safa seven time, she was worry with quest for water. Drain she at last collapse alongside her son Ishmael and pray for deliverance from God. Amazingly, a stream of water spurt forth from the ground at the paw of baby Ishmael.
Some suggests that angel Gabriel stabbed the earth and making the spring to surge in abundance. This was a safe obtain water, known as the Well of Zamzam. With that water they were able to supply for their person needs, and were also proficient to buy and sell water with pass traveler for goods and food.
After many years, Abraham was order by God to go back from Canaan to construct a space of love near Hagar’s well (the Zamzam Well). Abraham along with Ishmael built a mortar and stone makeup —called as the Kaaba— which is the worshippers place for all those who want to brace their belief in God.
As the years went by, Ishmael was holy with Prophet hood and pass the travel of the desert message of surrender to God. After many centuries, Mecca turned into a successful desert city and a cheif center for bussiness, thanks to its depend water give the Zamzam well.
One of the important test of Abraham’s life was to obey the command of Allah and to dedicate his most valuable ownership, his one and only son. On listen this instruction, he decide to surrender to God’s will. During this time, Satan tried to lure Abraham and his member of family and discourage them from follow God’s instruction, and was driven away by Ibrahim who threw nettle at him. In commemoration of their refusal of Satan, pebble are thrown at representative pillars tell Satan at the time Hajj mean.
When Ishmael of the age 13 Allah decide to examine their in community. A annoying dream always came to Abraham in, which Allah was instructing him to present his lad to forfeit – an unthinkable act – letting go of his son, whom was decide by Allah him after several years of weighty prayer. He knew in the heart that these dreams were divinely move, and are one of manner in which Allah communicate through his prophets. And when intention of the imagination became obvious to Abraham, he gritty to accomplish God’s instruction and proffer Ishmael for the sacrifice.
He says, “Father, you do what have been give as control. You will see me, Insha’Allah or God willing, as very tolerant. Grown-up response that he gave, his profound insight into character of father’s dreams, dedication to Allah and eventually his read to forgo his life for Allah’s sake were all strange.
This is because it’s the month when Muslims from around the world usually go to Mecca – it’s a religious duty they must carry out at least once in their life.
Eid al-Adha lasts until sundown on the 12th day of the month.
Eid al-Adha marks the date when Allah appear to Ibrahim in a vision and ask him to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, to show his devotion. Ibrahim was about to go ahead with the give up when Allah stop him and gave him a lamb to slaughter instead.
It’s similar to the Christian and Jewish financial records in which God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac.
The story illustrate the willingness to accept the command of the loud.