The True Meaning
Behind Eid El Adha
As Eid El Adha
is at our doorsteps, we are reminded that it is not just about the festivities
and rituals associated with it, but more importantly, it is about what it
symbolizes: the act of sacrificing what one holds as most precious to one’s
And what is more
noble than sacrificing one’s own life for the safety and wellbeing of others?
This is what we are currently witnessing in every part of the world through the
work of healthcare professionals, who are risking their lives as they brave the
deadly Corona disease to save others.
healthcare professionals and foundation staff of the 57357 institution are no
exception. Throughout the past two months, since the start of Ramadan and
during the peak of the pandemic, they, too left
their homes, risking their lives to continue providing excellent care to the children with cancer and soliciting support
and resources for the foundation. At the 57357 institution, they too are grieving the loss of dear
colleagues, who sacrificed their lives for the sake of others.
But amidst these
difficult and bleak times of crisis, a ray of hope brightens our day every time
one of the patients is declared recovered, a
loyal donor reaffirms its full support, or a
regular blood donor hurries to cater to the needs of safe blood for the children.
Once again, we
are reminded that humanity is on a long journey for the triumph of life and the
good news is that we are all in it together. It is only by joining efforts, and
through sacrifices, that we will see the light at the end of the tunnel.
a blessed Eid El Adha!