Reimagining Sacrifice — how do we approach the lessons of the Hajj?

Image from the Daily Sabah (https://www.dailysabah.com/world/mid-east/saudi-arabia-sets-covid-19-vaccination-as-requirement-for-2021-hajj)

The 20th of July 2021, for most Muslims will be the celebration of the Feast (or Eid ul Adha) symbolizing the culmination of the pilgrimage by Muslims to Mecca (the Hajj is one of the five fundamental pillars of Islam). These few days of light and love characterise prayer, reflection, symbolize meditation, a return to the Creator and prayers for peace, for happiness, for…