Giving Qurbani Meat to non Muslims

Q: I am a Hanafi and my husband is a Shafee. What is the ruling regarding distribution of meat to non-Muslims? (stomach or head of animal) A: A Shaafi’ee is not allowed to give Qurbani to a non Muslim. You can give from your Qurbani. The alternative is that the Shaafi’ee husband gives his Hanafi […]

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Minimum Age of Qurbani Animal

Q: How old must a sheep be for Qurbani? If the sheep still has milk teeth but looks older can it be sacrificed? A: A sheep must be one year old, or a sheep which is so fat and healthy that it resembles a one year old sheep is also permissible for Qurbani. This only […]

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Qurbani for Parents

Q: I have sent my parents for hajj this year. I believe I am obliged to do Qurbani on their behalf here at home. However due to financial circumstances I am unable to slaughter 2 sheep. Will it be possible for me to donate to an overseas Qurbani appeal on behalf of my parents as […]

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Doing Qurbani Abroad

Q: Is it allowed to send money abroad for a portion of a cow during Eid al adha? Locally the animal is available but the price of sending money is cheaper? People tends to send money abroad rather than do it in our own country. I wanted to know if you need to be near […]

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Distribution of Qurbani Meat

Q: Please explain the correct quantity of qurbani meat that should be distributed and to whom? A: It is Mustahabb to divide the Qurbani into three parts; one part for the poor, one part for relatives/friends and one part for yourself. It is permissible to divide it in any other way. Moulana Yusuf LaherChecked by: […]

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Qurbani and Interest Loan

Q: I have loaned some money from a bank and am paying interest every month but now I have a certain amount which is good enough to get rid of loan and the interest while on the other hand it’s Eid-ul-adha. Either I can do Qurbani or get rid of loan. Please guide me which […]

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Qurbani for Deceased

Q: Can a man sacrifice a sheep or goat after the death of his parents for them for reward? A. One is allowed to make Qurbani for a deceased. This is substantiated from the books of Hadeeth and Fiqh. Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi wa Sallam) requested Sayyidina Ali (Radhiyallaahu Anhu) to offer Qurbani on his behalf […]

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