Eidul Azha not mere a sacrifice of an animal:: Sacrifice the dearest to Almighty, Sacrifice the animality within…

Preparations for Eidul Azha

A vendor displaying sacrificial animals to attract the customers in Rawalpindi.–APP Photo

Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eidul Azha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. Sacrifice commonly known as ‘Qurbani’, means slaughter of a permissible animal generally goats, sheep, rams, cows and camels in the name of God on the 10th, 11th or 12th of the Islamic month of Zil Hijjah.

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