Is Qurbani Farz or Sunnah

On Eid al-Adha, Qurbani and Udhiya are performed to honor the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (a.s.), which is mentioned in the Quran. It is a function for Muslims where they penance a creature during the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah. Qurbani is a religious observance that is highly significant and practiced by Muslims. The question is Qurbani Farz or Sunnah? It requires clarification.

What is Qurbani?

Qurbani is the sacred slaying of a goat, sheep, cow, or camel in the twelfth and final month of the Islamic Calender, Dhul Hijjah. Financially able Muslims must perform Qurbani. It can be done by non-Hajj pilgrims on the 10th, 11th, or 12th day of Dhul Hijjah. The butchered meat is divided into three parts: one for the family, one for friends and relatives, and one for needy people. Qurbani is a way to worship Allah and ask for his forgiveness and blessings. Muslims can also give to the needy and foster a communal spirit.

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