Eid in pictures (updated)

Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. It is the season for Eid, the Muslim holy days. Sweetness & Light presents a series of photos of the colorful celebration in various Islamic countries. Not for those with a weak stomach. Or PETA. 

Update:

Our friends at Ummah News Links have posted some other items related to sacrifice.

Muslim sacrifices himself at famous shrine

Hundreds injured in Turkey while sacrificing animals on Muslim holiday

The Judeo-Christian concept of sacrifice is more ancient, but in its modern form is purely symbolic. Islam today is literal and bloody.  But, the news isn't all bad. Profits are being made from Eid.

Pilgrims May Have Spent SR10 Billion in Makkah Alone
Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. It is the season for Eid, the Muslim holy days. Sweetness & Light presents a series of photos of the colorful celebration in various Islamic countries. Not for those with a weak stomach. Or PETA. 

Update:

Our friends at Ummah News Links have posted some other items related to sacrifice.

Muslim sacrifices himself at famous shrine

Hundreds injured in Turkey while sacrificing animals on Muslim holiday

The Judeo-Christian concept of sacrifice is more ancient, but in its modern form is purely symbolic. Islam today is literal and bloody.  But, the news isn't all bad. Profits are being made from Eid.

Pilgrims May Have Spent SR10 Billion in Makkah Alone