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What is Udhiya? (Qurbani)

Published by Thornton Islamic Society on Monday, 17 October 2011

'Udhiya' is an Arabic word meaning "blood sacrifice", and 'Qurbani' is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word "Qurban" which literally means an act performed to seek Allah's pleasure. It is technically used for the sacrifice of an animal slaughtered for the sake of Allah.