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Tadh-hiyah (Qurbaani)

QnA snapshots: The rules of Aqeeqah

The rules regarding Aqeeqa according to the four schools of Fiqh What is the meaning of Aqeeqa A distinction needs to be drawn between the literal meaning and the technical meaning of the term used by the jurists and the scholars of Islam. In the literal meaning of Aqeeqa according to the …

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Eid al- Adha Guide

Announcement: Kindly note that the Jamiatul Ulama KZN offices will be closed for Eidul Adh-ha on the 16th & 17th October, 2013 and will reopen on Friday, 18th October 2013 Insha Allah. The Jamiatul Ulama KZN takes the opportunity of wishing the Muslim Ummah a most joyous Eidul Adha. May …

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Submission

The days of Haj are with us. Those who undertake this momentous journey will be constantly reminded of Sayyidina Ebrahim (alaihis salaam), his wife Hazrath Hajra (alaihas salaam) and his son Hazrath Ismail (alaihis salaam). The Ka’ba Shareef that the Haji will perform tawaaf of was built by this illustrious …

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Bloodshed

  Al-Haadi.org Soon there will be much bloodshed all around the globe. Rivers of blood will flow as millions of animals are sacrificed on the occasion of Eidul Adha, in commemoration of the great sacrifice of Sayyiduna Ebrahim (alaihis salaam). Upon receiving the command to slaughter his beloved son, he …

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Miscellaneous Laws of Qurbani

  The Qurbani Animal   It is permissible to slaughter a goat, sheep, cow, bull, buffalo or camel, male or female for Qurbani.   The minimum age of: (a) A goat, sheep, or ram is one full year, (b) A cow, bull or buffalo is two years old, and (c) …

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Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules

     The Urdu and persian word Qurbani (Sacrificial slaughter) is derived from the Arabic word Qurban. Lexically, it means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. Originally, the word Qurban included all acts of charity because the purpose of charity is nothing but to seek Allah’s pleasure. But, in …

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Qurbani, local or overseas?

Question and Answer: Q. Qurbani from my limited understanding is to make a sacrifice in honour of the great act performed by Ibraheem AS. However it seems that every year the amount of people paying organisations to have their Qurbani done is on the increase. In my opinion doing so …

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Qurbani in state of haidh

Question and Answer: Q. My wife usually performs her Qurbani at home with her  own hands. On this Eid, she is due to have her menses on the day of Eid. Is it permissible for her to slaughter in this state? A. It is permissible for your wife to slaughter …

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Takbeerat of Tashreeq

Question and Answer: Q. What is the Takbeers that we have to recite around Eid time and on what day should we start and stop? How many times should it be recited? Do females also have to recite these Takbeers? A. These Takbeers that you ask about are called the …

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Qurbani for wife

Question and Answer: Q. We will be doing Qurbani at our home this year. My son, my wife and I. I would like to know if it is permissible for my wife to do her own Qurbani? A. It is permissible for your wife to do Qurbani by her own …

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