Translate this page

English Arabic French German Greek Swahili Turkish

15 August 2017 / 22. Zil-Qad 1438

Eid al Hajj 1435 - Arrange your Qurbani today in time for Eid

Posted on Thu, 2014-09-04 12:15

‘It is not their flesh or their blood that reaches God. Rather, it is your God-wariness that reaches Him…

(Holy Qur’an 22:37)

Qurbani means sacrifice. During the annual Hajj which takes place in the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah, Muslims around the world slaughter an animal – either a goat, a sheep, a cow or a camel - to replicate Prophet Ibrahim’s readiness to sacrifice his son Ismail, for the sake of God.

The practice of Qurbani dates back to the time when God ordered Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son, Ismail through a dream. In his love and devotion to God, Ibrahim followed his dream and moved to perform the sacrifice; however, God intervened at the last minute and replaced Ismail with a ram. Since then, the Qurbani of an animal is practiced by Muslims worldwide as a reminder of Ibrahim’s obedience to God.

 

On a more spiritual level, this act symbolizes the human being’s readiness to give up or detach from those obstacles within us that either weaken our faith or hold us back from moving towards Allah (swt). These obstacles may be an object, wealth, home, pride or even arrogance. This is a time for each one of us to reflect on what it is we need to give up to become better human beings.  

 

QURBANI APPEAL 2014

The World Federation is now taking orders for goat Qurbanis to be performed on your behalf on the blessed occasion of Eid al Hajj. The Qurbanis will be arranged in East Africa where the meat will distributed among deserving families including widows and orphans. Most of these families are not able to afford meat and so it is not part of their regular diet. The Qurbani meat will provide them with nutritional benefits and link them to people around the world who are thinking of them during the Eid al Hajj celebration.

 

COST OF QURBANI
All Qurbani requests will be carried out on goats. However, The World Federation reserves the right to make any changes in the event of unforeseen circumstances.  

COST OF QURBANI
All Qurbani requests will be carried out on goats. However, The World Federation reserves the right to make any changes in the event of unforeseen circumstances.  

 

ANIMAL

PRICE PER QURBANI

Goat

(Kenya/Tanzania)

GBP £27.50

USD/CAD $45

ORDER BY:  15 September 2014

ORDER ONLINE OR BY PHONE


Region

Organisation

Order Online

Order by Phone

Africa

The Africa Federation

Click here

+(255 22) 215 0897

Europe

The Council of European Jamaats (CoEJ)

Click here

+44 (0) 845 330 6012

Rest of the World

The World Federation

Click here

+44 (0) 20 8954 9881

(Accounts Department)


















DEADLINE FOR ORDERS

Whilst Qurbanis can be arranged year round, the closing date for those wanting it done on time for Eid al-Hajj is 25 September 2014

Any orders received after 15 September 2014 will be charged at the higher price of £34 GBP / $57 USD. 

 

TO ORDER YOUR QURBANI

To order your Qurbani, order online or contact your Regional Federation directly:

To view/download poster click here. 

For more information, please email secretariat@world-federation.org


Related News


Did you know you can raise funds for The World Federation while you shop online? Easy Fundraising is a company which has partnered up with many popular retailers, such as Amazon, John Lewis, Boots, ASOS, Tesco and many insurance and utility companies so that when you buy something from their websites, a percentage of the money goes to us!


Your generosity allowed us to provide people in Haiti with food and water in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.


The tremor in their voices,

the desperation in their eyes,

it doesn’t let me sleep,

the fading dignity of their lives.