Qurbani is a fundamental religious obligation which all able Muslims must complete each year. As a result, it is essential to fully understand it. Qurbani comes with rules and requirements, all of which can be found within our Qurbani rules page. However, there are still some questions which are less commonly asked but remain important to completing Qurbani correctly and showing your dedication to Allah (SWT).
The Qurbani sacrifice must be performed after Eid prayers on the tenth, eleventh or twelfth days of Dhul Hijjah. The earlier the sacrifice is made during this period, the better, which is why the Muslim Aid team ensure that sacrifices always take place on Eid. However, if it is more convenient, you can make your Qurbani donation prior to Eid and we will make the sacrifice in line with Allah’s (SWT) requirements once the time comes.
The rules around animal eligibility are detailed and only specific livestock animals may be sacrificed for Qurbani. Of these animals, minimum age limits are required to ensure eligibility. These age limits are detailed below:
Besides the age limitations on the animals, other Qurbani meat distribution rules also impact eligibility and selection:
Qurbani animals must not:
At Muslim Aid, we ensure that all Qurbani animals are in line with the correct practices, ensuring the act of giving is worth the blessings that Allah (SWT) provides.
Qurbani is not far away and with it comes the opportunity to support the Ummah around the globe, helping those less fortunate than ourselves and assisting them on their journey to a better life. Help us provide the struggling members of the Ummah with food and support by making your Qurbani donation with Muslim Aid.