Episode 7: The Sacrifice | Virtues of Dhul Hijjah

Omar Suleiman

PRESIDENT | Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University.

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The most prominent practice of the first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah is the sacrifice, thats why its called Eid of Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha. And while we know it is symbolic of Prophet Ibrahim (as) and the test of sacrifice given to him by Allah, there is more to it. Sh. Omar Suleiman delves into the significance and meaning of this practice.