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Qurbani

Qurbani

What is Ihram?

In order to perform Umrah or Hajj, a Muslim man or woman has to enter Ihram. Without Ihram, one's Umrah or  Hajj  cannot be performed. And what is Ihram?   Basically, Ihram is the sacred state in which they carry out the…

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What is Umrah?

Performing Umrah is neither imperative nor obligatory, but it is a privilege and performing it even once in a lifetime can bring a pilgrim great rewards. Though a smaller scale pilgrimage than Hajj, Umrah is just as sacred and just as…

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The importance of the Day of Arafah

The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah is the Day of 'Arafah, since it is on this Day the pilgrims gather at the mountain plain of 'Arafah, praying and supplicating to their Lord. In fact, one hadith says that ‘Hajj is Arafah' (Abu Dawud) .…

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Why Perform Hajj

There are many ways to go about answering this question, all of them can be constituted as satisfactory replies. Hajj is a spiritual journey like no other. Every year during the month of Dhul Hijja, we hear or see live pictures of the…

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Qurbani Prices

We have created a banding system to make  Qurbani prices clearer for those wishing to donate. This banding system factors in things like donor demand and capability, as well as levels of need in different regions and the logistics…

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The Fifth Pillar of Islam

There are five pillars of Islam, namely Shahadah, Salat, Sawm, Zakat and Hajj. However, the term pillar is more of an analogy used to describe the five components on which the very core of the Islamic faith is based on. These are the five…

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Important Hajj Dates 2016

If you are embarking on the Hajj pilgrimage this year, it is likely you already have all your travel documents in order and know when you will be arriving in Mecca. However, we thought it would be a good idea to provide a list of important…

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Donate Your Qurbani

Qurbani is a religious obligation that every Muslim partakes in every year after Eid Ul Adha. It is a time when the entire Muslim Ummah comes together to aid their fellow brothers and sisters and a perfect opportunity to reach out to those…

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Qurbani Rules

Below is a brief guide to the rules and recommendations of Qurbani. Qurbani must only be performed on the tenth, eleventh and twelfth days of Dhul-Hijjah. You can order your Qurbani before this time, but the sacrifice must…

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Story of Ibrahim

Qurbani is also referred to as the Sunna of Ibrahim in many texts. It follows the true story of father and son, Ibrahim and Ismail, and their unflinching loyalty and devotion to Allah (SWT). The story serves as a means of motivation,…

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Hajj Facts

Hajj is no doubt an amazing spiritual journey that every Muslim aspires to embark on. There is an enormous amount of information associated with Hajj; most is critical to ensure that Hajj is performed not only in the best intentions but also…

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Eid Ul Adha 2016

Eid Ul Adha is a very joyous occasion for Muslims. It marks the conclusion of the Hajj pilgrimage and signals the beginning of the ritual of Udhiya also known as Qurbani. Muslims around the world celebrate it together albeit in their own…

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What is Qurbani?

The simplest and most easy-to-understand definition of Qurbani is that it is essentially the sacrifice of a livestock animal. It takes place after Eid Ul Adha prayers, from the 10 th to the 12 th of Dhul Hijja. Also known as Udhiya, Qurbani…

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