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Tadh-hiyah (Qurbaani)

The Significance of Hajj

 Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia In the concluding aayah of The Bride of the Qur’aan, Surah Rahmaan, Allah Ta’aalah describes Himself as Master of Grandeur and Honour. In this light it is observed that the more than ninety-nine names of Allah Ta’aalah belong to two major groups; those which expound Allah’s …

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Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules

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 …

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Bloodshed

  Al-Haadi.org Soon there will be much bloodshed all around the globe. Rivers of blood will flow as millions of animals are sacrificed on the occasion of Eidul Adha, in commemoration of the great sacrifice of Sayyiduna Ebrahim (alaihis salaam). Upon receiving the command to slaughter his beloved son, he …

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Submission

The days of Haj are with us. Those who undertake this momentous journey will be constantly reminded of Sayyidina Ebrahim (alaihis salaam), his wife Hazrath Hajra (alaihas salaam) and his son Hazrath Ismail (alaihis salaam). The Ka’ba Shareef that the Haji will perform tawaaf of was built by this illustrious …

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Cutting Hair/Nails affect Qurbani?

Question: Last year I cut my hair on the 5th day of Dhul Hijja and then I came to know that we should not cut our hair if we intend to do Qurbānī. So was my qurbānī accepted or not? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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One Qurbani for multiple persons

Nasihah (Advice): Qurbani with a happy heart   Sayyidatuna Aaishah (Radhiyallahu Anha) has reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam has said, “There is nothing dearer to Allah during the days of Qurbani than the sacrificing of animals. The sacrificed animal shall come on the Day of Qiyamah with its …

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The Virtues and Laws of Qurbani/Udhiyya

  “It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is your Taqwa that reaches Him…” (Surah Hajj)   Udhiya (Qurbani) What is Udhiya? eislam.co.za ‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic word meaning “blood sacrifice”, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word …

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