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  • June 1, 2023
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Understanding Qurbani: A Complete Guide and Alkhidmat's Online Qurbani Service


What means Qurbani?

Qurbani, also known as Eid-ul-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, is a significant occasion for Muslims worldwide. It commemorates the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) to sacrifice his son Prophet Ishmael (AS) in obedience to Allah's command.


What is the Qurbani amount?

Every sane adult Muslim male/female who has wealth in excess of their needs (Sahib-e-Nisab) must perform a minimum of one Qurbani.


Who is Qurbani mandatory for?

Qurbani is mandatory for every sane adult Muslim male/female who has wealth in excess of their needs (Sahib-e-Nisab).


What does the Qur’an say about Qurbani?

Qurbani is mentioned in Surah Baqarah verse 196 of the Qur'an. It states: "And complete the Hajj and ‘umrah for Allah. But if you are prevented, then [offer] what can be obtained with ease of sacrificial animals. And do not shave your heads until the sacrificial animal has reached its place of slaughter."


What are the rules of Qurbani?

According to the Qur'an and Sunnah, Muslims follow these principles while performing Qurbani:

  1. The sacrifice is obligatory for every sane and mature Muslim.
  2. The animal chosen for sacrifice must be healthy, free from defects, and compliant with Shariah guidelines.
  3. The sacrifice should be performed after the Eid prayer on the day of Eid-ul-Adha.
  4. After the sacrifice, the meat should be cut following hygiene rules, divided into three parts (one for oneself, one for relatives and loved ones, and one for the deserving and needy).

What did Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) say about Qurbani?

 The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: "Whoever slaughtered the sacrifice before the prayer (special prayer of Eid-ul-Adha), he just slaughtered it for himself, and whoever slaughtered it after the prayer, he slaughtered it at the right time and followed the tradition of the Muslims."


What are the benefits of Qurbani?

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: "It is the Sunnah of your father Ibrahim (AS). For every hair of the Qurbani, you receive a reward from Allah (SWT)" (Tirmidhi). This means that performing Qurbani brings immense rewards from Allah.


Who is eligible to give Qurbani?

 Qurbani is compulsory for every sane adult Muslim male/female who has wealth in excess of their needs. If you are eligible to pay Zakat, then you are also obliged to give Qurbani.


Can I donate money instead of Qurbani?

In situations where it is difficult to perform Qurbani and distribute the meat, you can donate your Qurbani to organizations like Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan. However, it is mandatory for the Qurbani to be performed on Eid-ul-Adha.


Is Qurbani compulsory for wives?

 If a Muslim husband and wife are eligible to give Qurbani and meet the Sahib-e-Nisab criteria, they are both individually required to give Qurbani.


What are the three parts of Qurbani?

Muslims sacrifice an animal and divide it into three parts: one part for themselves and their family, one part for their extended family and friends, and one part for those in need.


Which animals are halal for Qurbani?

 The animals commonly used for Qurbani are sheep, goats, cows, camels, oxen, and buffalos. They can be male or female but must be in good health and free from any defects.


How many days is Qurbani allowed?

Qurbani is performed on the 10th, 11th, and 12th days of Dhul Hijjah, totaling three days. The time for Qurbani starts after the Eid prayer on the 1st day of Eid-ul-Adha and ends at the time of sunset on the 3rd day of Eid-ul-Adha.


How is the Qurbani drive carried out at Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan?

Alkhidmat Foundation arranges a Qurbani drive every year to distribute sacrificial meat to deserving families. This year, Alkhidmat is carrying out the Qurbani drive for families affected by floods in Pakistan and displaced families from Syria, Palestine, and Rohingya.


Why should I choose Alkhidmat online Qurbani service?

Alkhidmat provides a transparent, easy, and hassle-free online Qurbani service for donors from Pakistan and abroad. They ensure the meat is distributed to the most deserving, maximizing the reward for your Qurbani.


What is Alkhidmat's four-step Shariah-compliant hygienic Qurbani process?

Alkhidmat's four-step Shariah-compliant hygienic Qurbani process is as follows:

  1. Selecting high-quality, healthy, and flawless sacrificial animals at economical rates.
  2. Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for the animals, providing them with quality food and proper care.
  3. Performing the Qurbani by professional butchers in modern slaughterhouses, following hygienic standards and Shariah injunctions.
  4. Ensuring high-standard meat cutting, handling, packing, and transportation in modern chillers for distribution to deserving families.

Where does Alkhidmat distribute the donated Qurbani meat?

 Alkhidmat volunteers and teams distribute the meat to deserving families, including orphans, widows, the disabled, vulnerable and marginalized communities, flood-affected families, and those living in poverty or refugee camps.

How can overseas Pakistanis donate Qurbani online to Alkhidmat Foundation?

Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan collects online Qurbani donations from overseas Pakistanis and Muslims worldwide. The donated Qurbani is performed in the name of the donor, and the meat is distributed among the most deserving.


How does Alkhidmat distribute Qurbani meat to displaced families in Syria, Palestine, and Rohingya?

Alkhidmat Foundation works with reliable partner organizations to distribute the meat from donated Qurbani to displaced families in Syria, Palestine, and Rohingya.


How can I book animals using Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan's online Qurbani service?

You can visit Alkhidmat's website ( or call them on 0800 44 44 8 to choose from a wide range of animals for Qurbani booking. You can book a goat, cow, or a share in a cow.


When should I book my Qurbani using Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan's online service?

You can book your Qurbani with Alkhidmat at any time before Eid. However, the earlier you book, the easier it will be for them to manage your sacrificial animal and ensure timely meat distribution.


What is the process of procuring sacrificial animals at Alkhidmat?

Ahead of Eid-ul-Adha, Alkhidmat's Qurbani Procurement Teams purchase sacrificial animals in different local cattle markets at economical rates. They scan and select fit and healthy animals according to Islamic and hygienic instructions.


How much meat is distributed to one deserving family?

Each meat pack contains an average of two to five kilograms of meat, providing a family of four with meals for about a week.


Where should I contact if I have any issues while placing a Qurbani order?

If you have any issues while booking your online Qurbani, you can directly call Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan at 0800 44 44 8.


How can I pay while booking my online Qurbani with Alkhidmat?

You can book a Qurbani by donating online at, sending money via a bank account, or calling 0800 44 44 8.


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