Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى) is an Islamic holiday. At today's event commemorated the sacrifice, that is when the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham). He was willing to sacrifice his son Ishmael to God, he sacrificed his son Ismail, was replaced by God with the sheep.
On this holiday, Muslims gather in the morning and to do the Eid prayer together in the field, such as when to celebrate Idul Fitri. After prayers, performed slaughter of sacrificial animals, to commemorate God's command to Prophet Ibrahim to slaughter a sheep, as a substitute his son.
Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the day it falls exactly 70 days after the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Today is also day-to-day and fasting Tasyrik forbidden for Muslims.
Center for the Eid celebration is a small village in Saudi Arabia named Mina, near Mecca. Here there are three stone pillars representing the devil and should be stoned by Muslims who are up Haji.