Looking for when is Bakrid (बकरीद) in 2016?
If yes, you have come to the right place. Bakrid (बकरीद) in 2016 will be observed on Saturday, 10th September.
As per Islamic calendar, Bakrid (बकरीद) will be observed on 10th day of Dhu al Hijjah and lasts for four days.
Bakrid (बकरीद) is a Muslim festival which is celebrated in order to honor the willingness of Prophet Abraham to sacrifice his young first-born son (Ishmael) to God. It is considered as the biggest sacrifice anybody can Make. However, God intervened and asked Abraham to sacrifice a lamb instead.
Bakrid (बकरीद) is amongst the two most important Eid celebrated in the world. One being Eid Ul Fitr and the other is Bakrid (बकरीद). Bakrid (बकरीद) is usually observed in the month of September or October or November. However, Bakrid (बकरीद) in 2016 will begin in the evening of Saturday, 10th September and ends in the evening of Sunday, 11th September. Bakrid (बकरीद) is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar, the date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year. Bakrid (बकरीद) dates on Gregorian calendar drifts approximately 11 days earlier each year.