Following photos are some of my favorites, among numerous Eid al Adha photos, posted on Big Picture Photoblog (Boston Globe). Those who wish to view all these wonderful photo should visit its original source, the Big Picture Photoblog( Boston Globe).
The Prophet Mohammed Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Medina on November 12, 2009. Islam’s Prophet Mohammed is buried in Medina’s landmark mosque, which is Islam’s second holiest shrine after Mecca. (MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)
A Muslim pilgrim prays near where the Hiraa cave is located, at the top of Noor Mountain on the outskirts of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. According to tradition, Islam’s Prophet Mohammed received his first message to preach Islam while he was praying in the cave. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)