Misconception about Animal Sacrifice

By Syed Sharfuddin This short essay is in response to an article printed in Al-Watan paper in Saudi Arabia and reprinted in Saudi Gazette two years ago on 20 August 2017 with the same title as above. http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/515440 In this article the learned writer, Brother Abdullah Al-Alweet, discusses 4 points. These are summarised below: 1) […]

The Muslim Festival of Sacrifice: Origin, Evolution and Purpose

By: Syed Sharfuddin Every year, 2.1 billion Muslims in the world, including 3 million Muslims who travel to Saudi Arabia for performing the pilgrimage (Hajj) celebrate the festival of sacrifice ( Eid ul Adha) on the 10th day of the Islamic month of DulHajj with great enthusiasm and fanfare involving family and friends. Gifts are […]

A Model Eid Khutba in Arabic and English

Syed Sharfuddin In many non-Arabic speaking countries, the Eid khutba is read in Arabic following the wajib  Eid Salat. However, its summary is often delivered in the form of a speech in the local language while the faithful are still arriving for the congregation. This takes away the time for reciting  Takbeerat before the Salah. […]

Eid Message (Urdu)

Eid Message from Traveeh ki Soghat السلام علیکم آپ سب کو رمضان کریم کی عبادت ، روزے ، نمازیں ، دعائیں ، قیام اللیل ، نیک اعمال ، اور آپ کے صدقات و خیرات االله تعالى قبول و منظور فرمائے ۔ الله تعالی آپ کی ضروریات کو پورا کرے اور آپ کو جنت میں اعلی […]