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Is sacrifice compulsory for those not performing Hajj?
« on: November 10, 2011, 09:41:06 PM »
Dear brother,
 
According to this article abot Hajj you mentioned animal sacrifice is part of Hajj.
 
http://quransmessage.com/articles/hajj%20FM3.htm
 
But Muslims around the world perform animal sacrifice while celebrating Eid ul Adha . Is there any commandment or Quranic reference for this?
 
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Re: Is sacrifice compulsory for those not performing Hajj?
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2011, 09:42:38 PM »
Salamun Alaikum
 
With regards the need to sacrifice, I humbly find from the Quran it compulsory only for those who complete Hajj. Outside that (Those who celebrate Eid ul-Adha etc) it would be charity. However, I personally would strongly recommend charity in all its multifaceted forms as it has numerous benefits as well as atoning for one's sins. [1]
 
I hope that helps, God willing.
 
Regards,
Joseph.


REFERENCE:

[1] THE CONCEPT OF SADAQAH FROM THE QURAN
http://www.quransmessage.com/articles/sadaqah%20FM3.htm
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