What is Qurban الأضحية ?
Qurban (Udhiyyah) is the sacrifice of livestock (Goat, Sheep, Cow) during Eid Al-Adha. Qurban is an emphasized Sunnah (Sunnah Mu’akkadah)
Evidence for Qurban
الأضحية فَصَلِّ لِرَبِّكَ وَانْحَرْ
“Therefore turn in prayer to your Lord and sacrifice (to Him only)”
(Surah Al-Kawthar, verse 2)
It was narrated from al-Baraa’ ibn ‘Aazib (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said:
“Whoever offers a sacrifice after the prayer has completed his rituals (of Eid) and has followed the way of the Muslims.” – (Bukhari)