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Qurbani Blog

  • 28 Years and Still Going Strong!

    5th October, 2013

    Muslim Aid first initiated the Qurbani programme in 1985. The idea behind it was simple; to reach out to people who are living in poverty and to make sure that Qurbani meat reaches those…

  • How Muslim Celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha Around the World

    4th October, 2013

    Eid Ul Adha  is a joyous occasion; a time to celebrate, bury old hatchets, forge new friendships and celebrate with the family. The whole Muslim Ummah celebrates Eid Ul Adha together…

  • The Muslim Aid Livelihood Programme

    3rd October, 2013

    As an international relief and development agency, Muslim Aid's scope of work is not limited to securing donations from our valued donors around the world. We also invest in programmes that…

  • The Timings of Udhiya

    2nd October, 2013

    Being a Muslim requires us to perform certain tasks that define the very core of the Islamic faith. Tasks like praying Salat, paying Zakat and the pilgrimage to Hajj and performing Qurbani.…

  • The Underlying Message of Qurbani

    1st October, 2013

    The  Qurbani  ritual may entail sacrificing an animal in order to perform the Sunnah of Ibrahim, however the underlying meaning of Qurbani is not the end of life, but rather the…

  • Do I Qualify For Hajj?

    1st October, 2013

    Every Muslim aspires and desires to go on Hajj. After all, it is once in a lifetime journey that serves as a means of purification of the heart and soul. Allah SWT has made the pilgrimage of…

  • Pakistan Earthquake Appeal

    25th September, 2013

    A powerful earthquake of 7.7 magnitude has hit the south-west province of Balochistan in Pakistan. It has been reported that at least 300 have died and over 400 people have been injured.…

  • What Hajj Teaches Us As Muslims

    23rd September, 2013

    To embark on Hajj is to embark on the most amazing journey of your life. As one of the five pillars of Islam, Hajj is no doubt an important and significant faridha in Islam. It also entails a…

  • What is Udhiya and Its Origin?

    15th September, 2013

    Udhiya is an Arabic term whose literal meaning in English is blood sacrifice. Another popular term for it is Qurbani. Udhiya is one of the most important elements of a Muslim's faith. The…

  • Safety Precautions During Hajj

    9th September, 2013

    Embarking on Hajj is a very special time in a Muslim's life. A successful Hajj brings with it a sense of accomplishment and a newly found vigour to live life as better human beings. All the…