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Qurbani 2019

Make a sacrifice for the love ​​​​​​​of Allah (Swt)

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"It is the Sunnah of your father Ibrahim (AS). For every hair of the Qurbani you receive a reward from Allah (SWT)."

The Prophet (PBUH) - (Hadith - Tirmidhi)

QURBANI 2019

While performing Qurbani or making a Qurbani donation is obligatory in Islam, it is also a wonderful chance to remind ourselves of the complete devotion of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S) and apply his wisdom to our own life in order to attain closeness with Allah (SWT). By following the teachings of the Prophet (PBUH) and the Holy Qur'an, we can all strive to become the best possible versions of ourselves – and charity is at the heart of Allah’s (SWT) wishes for us.

Although we are all equal in the eyes of Our Creator, sadly, poverty, conflict, and disaster have created a divide between us and our less fortunate brothers and sisters. As a result, it is imperative that we remember that all our wealth and material possessions are not our own – they belong to Allah (SWT) for He has blessed us with them, yet we cannot take them with us in the Hereafter. Therefore, it is our duty to share the rewards of our own good fortune not only with our loved ones but with our brothers and sisters both in our local community and in the global Ummah.

Why Do We Donate Qurbani?

The act of performing Qurbani carries great meaning and significance as it represents the sacrifice that Prophet Ibrahim (AS) was prepared to make atop Mount Arafat all those years ago. This year, as you make your Qurbani donation and follow in the footsteps of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S), take a moment to reflect on the courage and dedication that Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and his son Ismail (AS) showed on that fateful day. Although Allah (SWT) does not ask us to make sacrifices as great as this, the act of Qurbani serves to remind us of Our Creator and the blessings He can give us when we follow His wishes.

When Should I Donate My Qurbani?

Many Muslims choose to donate during the days of Dhul Hijjah, but others prefer to donate their Qurbani up to a month before Eid ul-Adha.

Regardless of when you order your Qurbani, you can rest assured that the sacrifice will only be performed on the 10th, 11th and 12th days of Dhul Hijjah, in accordance with Qurbani rules.

What is the Prophetic Qurbani?

The Prophet (saw) gave Qurbani twice – once for his own share, and a second on behalf of those who could not give their own Qurbani. This selfless act of generosity is called the Prophetic Qurbani.

Some Muslims choose to perform the Prophetic Qurbani and donate in excess on behalf of their brothers and sisters who cannot donate, while others opt to donate an additional share in memory of a loved one.

Although it is obligatory for every eligible Muslim to provide one Qurbani share, there is no upper limit on the number of shares you can donate. If you are in a position to be able to give more on behalf of yourself or another person, we would be extremely grateful to receive your contribution and distribute it to those in need across the world. This kind act will enable those who cannot afford to donate Qurbani to also receive the rewards of this sacred tradition.

DONATE QURBANI WITH UK ISLAMIC MISSION

When you choose to make your Qurbani donation with UK Islamic Mission, you can rest assured that your generous donation will go directly towards providing food for a poverty-stricken family this Eid ul-Adha.

You can make your donation safe in the knowledge that our team on the ground work with local farmers and shepherds to ensure all Qurbani animals are healthy and well cared for. When it is time for the sacrifice to be made, all Qurbani animals will be slaughtered according to Halal tradition, before the meat will be divided equally and help to feed your brothers and sisters this Eid ul-Adha. Our team will guarantee that your donation meets all the rules, regulations and requirements while offering a valid and worthy sacrifice to Allah (SWT).

Qurbani is an important part of the festival of sacrifice, and a significant act of worship in Islam. Performing Qurbani or donating your Qurbani to benefit those in need will bring you closer to Allah (SWT) as well as benefitting the global Ummah and working towards a more equal, balanced world.

As the time for Qurbani 2019 draws ever closer, take this opportunity to free yourself from the trappings of material possessions and worldly desires and instead, actively work to renew your relationship with Allah (SWT) and seek blessings for the Hereafter.

Help your brothers and sisters join the global Ummah in celebrating at this joyous time of year; donate your Qurbani with UK Islamic Mission this year.


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