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Celebration of Eid ul Adha for a vegan muslim

As you already know during the day of Eid ul Adha, muslims sacrifice an animal (sheep,cow ...) as Ibrahim (pbuh) did in name of God. I'm muslim so I absolutely respect my religion but I'm also vegan ...
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Giving money instead of buying an animal

I live in France and we are about to celebrate the Sacrifice (Eid al Adha). I really want to execute the ritual but I have no place to stock the meat, nobody here eat sheep's meat due to high ...
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Eid al-Adha: Why do Muslims slaughter animals remembering the sacrifice of Abraham?

Even though I am a non-muslim (Orthodox Hindu Brahmin), I am a rational person. I don't stick to my religion, but I study all religions and love all philosophies. It is by that I read the Qur'an and ...
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Does one sheep in qurbani suffice for one individual or a whole household?

I understand that there is one share in sheep and goats and seven shares in cattle and camels. Does one share of a sacrifice suffice for one individual or a whole household? For example consider a ...
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Is it permissible to fast on aidiladha?

Is there a hadith from Rasulullah s.a.w or verse in the Quran that clarifies this problem? If possible I would like to know the elaboration from scholars. edit, even if the person wants to ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith prohibiting cutting nails and hairs for those who want to sactifice on eid al-adha?

What is the authenticity and interpretation of the hadith prohibiting cutting nails and hairs for those who want to sacrifice an udhiyyah on eid al-adha? AFAIK this hadith is compiled in Musnad Ahmad ...
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What is the origin of livestock sacrifice for Eid ul-Adha?

I was just reading about livestock sacrifice during Eid ul-Adha, prompted by seeing it on Muslim charity sites, such as Muslim Aid Australia. Affluent Muslims who can afford it sacrifice their best ...
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Why there is no Eid-Ul-Adha on same day

I m in UK, but some people r celebrating Eid today and some are celebrating tomorrow, yesterday was day of Arafat. The confusion lies in that all my life Pakistan, Eid-ul-Adha was celebrated next day ...