Brothers and Sisters, all of us know the story of Ibrahim(as)’s sacrifice and we say that it was a test by Allah (ta’ala). But do we really understand what Ibrahim(as) went through ? Do we appreciate what it was like to be Ibrahim(as) ?Can we grasp in thought what happened ? Why is it that we regard Ibrahim(as) as the father of faith ? What was it that he achieved ?
Category: Important Days, Events & Occurences
Concerning the types of worship to be performed during these ten days: one must understand that these days are a great blessing from Allah to His slave, which is appreciated properly by the actively righteous….
Eid-ul-Adha is in essence a day to renew our bondage to our Creator, to embrace His word without a murmur of hesitation and to positively respond to the challenges that we face. Are we prepared…?
“Ibrahim was indeed a shining example of virtue, obedient to Allâh, ever inclined to Him and he was not of those who set up equals to Allâh. He was ever grateful for His favours…,
The Zabah [slaughter] requires that the air passage, the gullet, the two jugular veins of the animal to be swiftly and clearly severed with a very sharp knife, together with the recital of BISMILLAHI ALLAHU AKBAR.
Each Eid is a wholesome celebration of a remarkable achievement of the individual Muslim in the service of Allah SWT. The first Eid comes after an entire month of ‘absolute’ fasting during the days of the month. The second Eid marks the completion of Hajj to Makkah, a course in which the Muslim handsomely demonstrates his renouncement of the mundane concerns and hearkens only to the eternal voice of Allah SWT.
All those people who have the Nisab (payable amount) of Zakah should offer a sacrifice. The time for offering a sacrifice begins after the ?Eid Al-Adha prayer. According to a Hadith, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said that whosoever …
The Urdu and persian word Qurbani (Sacrificial slaughter) is derived from the Arabic word Qurban. Lexically, it means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. Originally, the word Qurban included all acts of charity because the purpose of charity is nothing but to seek Allah’s pleasure. But, in precise religious terminology, the word was later confined to the sacrifice of an animal slaughtered for the sake of Allah.