By Hira Yaqub
Eid e Qurban; The Sunnah of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.)... But how can we follow it correctly?
So what does Allah want from us; meat ,money? Is the money or meat we give away equal to sacrificing our son? He wants us to sacrifice our beloved thing just as a son is to his father.
He wants us to break the walls of pride and superiority creating hindrance between the rich and the poor. We cannot just satisfy our conscience by giving them our left overs and "utran" and keeping them at an arm's length.
And when it is said to them: "Spend of that with which Allah has provided you," those who disbelieve say to those who believe: "Shall we feed those whom, if Allah willed, He (Himself) would have fed? You are only in a plain error."
Yaseen ayat 47
He wants us to overcome our laziness and self-centeredness whenever we prefer it over working for people's cause.
P.S. Eid Mubarak to everyone