Should you’re somebody who sacrifices animals on the streets and doesn’t clear up after themselves, sharpens their knives in entrance of the animals earlier than they will be sacrificed after which slaughters animals in full view of different harmless animals, Ali Gul Pir has a message for you. He wants you to vary.
Taking to Instagram to discuss the numerous careless practices through the three days of Eid, Pir began his message with a graphic image of slaughtered animals mendacity on the streets with their organs discarded on the facet and blood pooled round them.
“Shame how we treat animals and what a mess we create,” he stated, earlier than continuing to quote spiritual quotes that designate the essence of sacrifice.
“When the Prophet (PBUH) saw a man sharpening his knife in the presence of the animal destined for slaughter, he said ‘do you intend inflicting death on the animal twice — once by sharpening the knife within its sight and once by cutting its throat?'” he wrote, highlighting what persons are getting unsuitable.
“Sharpening knives? We not only do that, we kill others in front of them,” he stated. “Throw their guts on the street.”
“If you can afford to buy goats and cows, you can dispose their guts in a hygienic way.”
Nonetheless, for many who can not take care of the animals, Pir had an alternate resolution: on-line qurbani.
Caring for sacrificial animals each earlier than and after their dying ought to be essential to take care of the sanctity of the sacrifice. Beforehand, Anoushey Ashraf additionally requested her followers to deal with their sacrificial animals with compassion and love. That is really what makes Eid extra particular.