Eid Al-Adha celebration will be at the same time as Hajj in Saudia. It is confirmed that it will be on Tuesday 21 Aug. 2018. Eid Al-Adha prayer will be at our new Masjid at 73 Lancaster Rd. Prayer time will be exactly at 8:00 am. Please come at 7:30 am for Takbeer Eid.
Qurbani (udhiya / udhiyah / udhia / qurban) is a sacrifice that is offered at the time of Eid al-Adha to show gratitude towards Allah and to provide for the poor and needy. The Prophet Muhammad was once asked by his Companions: “O Prophet of Allah! What is this qurbani?” He replied, “It is the Sunnah of your father Ibrahim SWT.” (Hadith – Ibn Majah)
Allah says in the Qur’an: “It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah; it is your piety that reaches Him.” (Qur’an 22:37)
Qurbani has been performed from the time of Ibrahim and commemorates also Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son, who was replaced by an animal at the time of sacrifice.
On Sunday, September 3rd, the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw, organized a potluck supper to celebrate Eid Al-Adha.