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The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

This Companion Abandoned Everything for Hijrah

{Of the believers are men who are true to that which they covenanted with Allah. Some of them have paid their vow by death (in battle), and some of them still are waiting; and they have not altered in the least.} (Al-Ahzab 33:23) In these modern times of sophisticated technology, people have a real need …

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Is Blood of Sacrificed Animals Meant to Forgive Sins?

Short Answer: Muslims sacrifice an animal to commemorate the events that happened to Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), peace be upon him. Prophet Ibrahim submitted to the Will of Allah. His son did too. When he was about to slaughter his son, Allah spared him of doing so. He ransomed his son with a great sacrifice that He sent. The point …

`Eid Al-Adha Expands Opportunities for UK Lamb Trade

LONDON – The growing number of British Muslim community presents a huge opportunity for the farming industry in the UK because of the high demand on framing products during Islamic festivals like `Eid Al-Adha, The Farmers Guardian reported on August 5. With `Eid al-Adha coming on August 21, Livestock Auctioneers Association executive secretary, Chris Dodds, …


Halal, Organic or Vegetarian?

Many of us may be facing the question, “Should I eat halal or organic meats, or be a vegetarian?” It may be easier to be a vegetarian than to even face this question, because it is a complicated issue that involves several aspects.

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Can I Sacrifice an Animal on Behalf of The Deceased?

Wa Alaikum Assalam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Difference of Opinion Regarding Those At Home In fact, the sacrifice is highly recommended, but not obligatory on any Muslim who is not attending Hajj. Just like any confirmed Sunnah (Sunnah muakkada), if we do it we will get …

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Is Blood of Sacrificed Animals Meant to Forgive Sins? (pt. 2)

Asalaamu alaykum, In part one of this question, we talked about the story of Ibrahim and the real purpose of Hajj: increasing our consciousness of Allah. Ask yourself this: if God is The Just, why would He accept that I throw my sins on someone/something else? If He is Al-Ghany (The Free of Need) why would the blood, flesh, etc. …

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