Yogyakarta - Among the lessons that can be drawn from the Prophet Ibrahim’s sacrifice of his son Prophet Ismail is to indicate that Islam is a religion that teaches social values andto encourage its adherents to have a spirit of sacrifice and compassion to others.
This was said byDrs. H. Mardi Achmad Assistant III Secretary of Bantul regency in 1432 Eid al-Adha prayer preaching carried out at KH. Ahmad Dahlan mosque the integrated campus UMY on Sunday (6 / 11). In his preaching Mardi explained, the sacrifice meant by Islam is a sincere sacrifice not conditional. "the expected sacrifice is which is based on a sense of divine love and blessings, not sacrifice merely to participate or just lip service" he explained.
BesidesMardi also adds, commands to perform Eid prayers and slaughtering qurban are intended for moslem not to think of common problems but also improve their relations with society. "People think Islam for their own private affairs, but should strive to improve people's lives especially to the poor, orphans, and others" he added.
In the same occasionqurban committee said that this year's Eid al-Adha University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta slaughtered eighty-three oxen and twenty-five goats. Qurban animal would be distributed to deserved people around UMY.
Mardisaid that impression and impact expected from this great event are in the soul of each and the reflections for the public to be aware and become fully social beings. "Hopefully all Muslims aware and feel obliged to cultivate a spirit of democracy, eliminate differences due to gap of the economy" he hoped.
(trans by hm-uhamka)