Eid al-Adha in Turkmenistan is a unifying holiday. Residents congratulate each other, feast on traditional meat dishes and sweets. This year, Eid al-Adha is celebrated individually in the midst of a difficult pandemic situation in the world – each family is recommended to stay at home and perform all the necessary rituals and actions among relatives and friends.
But any holiday can be the envy of Eid al-Adha in 2020 for the variety of wishes. In addition to the traditional greeting words “Eid Mubarak”, people add their own wishes. Among the most popular: “May the next year be a hundred times better!”, “We Wish You health and well-being, so that You have plenty of everything in the house, and trouble stayed away from it”, “Pray Allah your hearth won’t extinguish and places won’t be empty the around it. Let healthy, happy and beloved people always stay at your home”.
Families that the pandemic has divided by borders of countries and regions actively congratulate each other online, through video chats show new clothes that should be worn on Eid al-Adha, take pictures of the laid and richly decorated tables.
And, what is particularly useful, courier services and home delivery services for food and ready meals are busy operating on holidays.