Qurbani in Makkah
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Our team are pleased to offer you the opportunity to have Qurbani performed on your behalf in the holy city of Makkah. After the sacrifice, the meat will be distributed to the poor and needy among the people of Makkah.
What is Qurbani?
Qurbani (Arabic: قربانى), also known as Udhiyah (Arabic: أضحية) is the ritual sacrifice of an animal performed on the 10th day of Dhul Hijjah, known as Eid al-Adha. This day marks the culmination of the Hajj pilgrimage and is an occasion of immense spiritual significance.
Who needs to perform Qurbani?
The obligation of Qurbani rests upon every sane, mature Muslim who possesses the necessary wealth that surpasses the Nisab threshold, the minimum amount upon which Zakah becomes obligatory. It is a responsibility incumbent upon those who are not currently travelling (Musafir).
Where will the Qurbani be performed?
The Qurbani will be conducted by our dedicated team at a reputable farm located within the sacred precincts of Makkah. We take great pride in upholding the highest standards of animal welfare and compassion throughout the entire process.
Which animal will be sacrificed?
We offer you the chance to fulfill your obligations by sacrificing either a healthy sheep or goat, in complete accordance with the prescribed guidelines.
Rest assured that the animals we provide for the Qurbani service are carefully selected to ensure their optimal health and well-being. We prioritize the well-being of the animals, ensuring that they are healthy and free from any defects.
Where will the meat be distributed?
The meat resulting from the Qurbani will be exclusively distributed to the deserving residents of Makkah who are in need. Our dedicated team is committed to conducting the distribution in a manner that ensures the utmost benefit for those who require assistance the most.
Will I receive proof of the Qurbani?
Upon the successful completion of the Qurbani, we will provide you with a document or photograph as tangible proof of the sacrifice.
What is the significance of performing Qurbani in Makkah?
Performing Qurbani in Makkah, the holiest city in Islam, does hold special significance and blessings. While Qurbani performed anywhere with the intention of seeking Allah’s pleasure is considered valid, there are certain virtues associated with offering the sacrifice in Makkah. Here are some of the reasons why having your Qurbani done in Makkah is considered special:
1. Proximity to the Sacred Sites
Makkah is the location of the Kaaba, the most sacred site in Islam. Performing Qurbani in Makkah means being in close proximity to the House of Allah, enhancing the spiritual experience and connection.
2. Commemoration of Ibrahim’s S Sacrifice
Makkah holds deep historical and religious significance as the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the location where Prophet Ibrahim S and his son Ismail S are believed to have carried out the act of sacrifice. Offering Qurbani in Makkah allows for a closer association with the traditions and acts of these revered prophets.
3. Pilgrimage Atmosphere
Makkah during the Hajj season creates a unique spiritual atmosphere. The presence of millions of pilgrims from around the world, engaged in various acts of worship, intensifies the spiritual ambiance and adds to the blessings of the occasion.
4. Unity of the Ummah
The act of Qurbani performed collectively by millions of Muslims during Hajj and Umrah in Makkah fosters a sense of unity and solidarity within the Muslim community. It highlights the global nature of the Islamic faith and reinforces the bonds among Muslims worldwide.
While performing Qurbani in Makkah is considered special, it’s important to remember that the primary purpose of Qurbani is to seek Allah’s pleasure and fulfill an act of worship. The blessings associated with Qurbani can be attained regardless of the location, as long as the sacrifice is performed with sincerity, adherence to the prescribed rules, and the intention of seeking Allah’s pleasure.