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Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God

Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
Indian Muslims gather for Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
Children look towards the sound of ceremonial blast ahead of prayer time on as Indian Muslims gather for Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
Indian Muslim women pray as they and others gather for Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
Indian Muslims celebrate after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
Indian Muslims sacrifice a goat on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
A girl looks on as she holds a newly purchased balloon after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
Young boys ride on the back of a rickshaw after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
A boy looks on as Indian Muslims pray during Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
A woman begs for alms as Indian Muslims mingle after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Indians celebrate Eid al-Adha
A man carries home a small goat after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)