Friday, December 07, 2007


Handing down to new generations, beliefs, opinions, customs, stories, skills.

Other traditions are that every year, two weeks or more before Eid Al Adha we grow a plant called Haya Beya. Then the night before Eid Al Adha we throw the plant in the sea and sing a song. The meaning of this is before in Bahrain most of the children's fathers would be divers that go get pearls. Most of the divers would die because of sharks and other stuff. So the children would give the sea their Haya Bayas so it would give their fathers in return, because they were scared their fathers would die.
It's better to do this between sunset till night time.

Samar Al Ansari
Grade 5D
March 23,1999

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