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Sacrifice Qurbani or Udhiya: Philosophy and Rules


By Mufti Taqi Usmani – Courtesy of Albalagh 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 ...

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Qurbani – Sacrifice

In Islam sacrifice, commonly known as Qurbani, means slaughter of a permissible animal in the name of Allah on the 10th, 11th or 12th of the Islamic month of Zil Hijjah. Religious Significance It is Sunnah (a symbolic obligation) practised ...

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