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Qurbani: Kaffara 1441/2020

‘Qurbani’ is Arabic for ‘sacrifice’ of an animal (usually a cow, sheep or goat) in the way of Islam whose meat is then distributed among the deserving for consumption. ‘Kaffara’ is a penalty paid for failing to carry out certain obligatory acts, or for breaking an oath, or for committing certain sins, or for harming someone. ‘Qurbani-Kaffara’ means to compensate for any of the above acts by sacrificing an animal so that its meat can be gifted to to the needy as a source of food