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sacrifice

(sak′rĭ-fīs″) [L. sacrificare, to make or offer a sacrifice]
1. To give up or yield something of value.
2. To experience a loss.
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He told Arab News that the cows are purchased by the local community for the Feast of Sacrifice. "We are selective about the vendors, we only choose the best-quality cows (that are) large-built and affordable."
He said the sacrifice and assistance is based on one's capability to provide money, energy, thoughts and prayers.
Asad Qaiser further said that Eid-ul-Adha and 14th August the independence day of Pakistan has great resemblance, as on 14th August huge sacrifices were made by the people of Pakistan during migration to their homeland.
In remembrance of this sacrifice, this ritual was made a part of Haj.
So, we have appealed to people to not conduct animal sacrifice on August 12 and only do namaaz.
President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday paid tributes to the shuhada of the police force and lauded the supreme sacrifices of the martyred police officers and personnel.
Muslims believe that Ibrahim was spared from sacrificing his son when Allah instead provided a lamb for sacrifice. class="td_quote_box td_box_center" readability="0.72289156626506Read Also:Moroccan Leather Industry to Use Sacrificed Eid Al Adha Sheep's SkinsMuslim families across the world will sacrifice an animal, usually a sheep, goat, cow, or camel in celebration of the day.
Then the next day, on Good Friday, He offered Himself as the sacrifice.
class="MsoNormalThe community practices the ceremony every year where they make sacrifices and pray for their needs.
On the occasion, Brigadier 206 Pak Army Badin Illyas Ayubi said those who sacrificed their lives for beloved homeland, their sacrifices could not be forgotten.
So highly rated was the spirit of self-sacrifice, complete obedience to God's commands by Prophet Ibrahim that Muslims have been ordered to commemorate certain events that took place in Prophet Ibrahim's life such as the Hajj rituals and sacrificing the prescribed animals and this occasion we call as Eid Al Adha, the Greater Eid, which is also known as the 'Festival of Sacrifice'.
In a statement issued on anniversary of Bazar Kalan martyrs on Wednesday, he paid rich tributes to martyrs who laid their lives for the noble cause and said their sacrifices would always be remembered.