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Tadh-hiyah (Qurbaani)

Slaughtering overseas

Question and Answer: Q. We live in US our eid is on 6th nov we give qurbani in Pakistan or India and usually they have eid 2 days after our, if they slaughter on 2nd or 3rd day of eid will our qurbani be valid? A. The Fuqahaa have stated …

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Qurbani of castrated animal

Question and Answer: Q. Is it permissible to do Qurbani of a castrated animal? A. It is permissible and preferable to slaughter a castrated animal. A castrated animal is usually bigger in size and the meat is superior. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol: 5, Pg: 297 & al-Muheetul Burhani, Vol: 6, Pg: …

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Earliest time of qurbani

Question and Answer: Q. I heard that Qurbani can be done on three days. I know that Eidul Adh-ha is on the 10th of Zul Hijjah. Does this mean that Qurbani can also be done two days after Eid? And what is the earliest time for Qurbani? A. The time …

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Taking a loan to do qurbani

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to do Qurbani but I do not have sufficient funds. I am not a person who pays Zakaat as I do not possess the Nisaab amount. I know I cannot afford to do Qurbani but can I take a loan and do Qurbani …

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On whom is qurbani wajib

Question and Answer: Q. On whom is Qurbani Wajib? A. Qurbani is Wajib (obligatory) on every Muslim who is A. Of sound mind – mature (has  reached the age of puberty), B. Muqeem (i.e. he is not a Shari traveller) C. Possesses the amount of 612,36 grams of silver or …

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On whom is Qurbani Wajib

Question: On whom is Qurbani Wajib (obligatory)? Answer: Qurbani is Wajib (obligatory) on every Muslim who is: a) Of sound mind – mature (has reached the age of puberty), b) Muqeem (i.e. he is not a Shari traveller) c) Possesses the Nisaab amount (612,36 grams of silver) or wealth equivalent …

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Qurbani and Aqeeqah

Question:     A person needs to do Aqeeqah for his child during the days of Qurbani. He can only afford one sheep. Should he do the Aqeeqah for the child or should he do Qurbani?  Answer:   At the outset, it should be noted that Qurbani is a Wajib …

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The Virtues and Laws of Qurbani

“It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is your Taqwa that reaches Him…” (Surah Hajj) Ibraheem (Alayhis Salaam) had two alternatives: either to follow the cry of his heart or to submit to the call of his Creator. He chose to submit. Qurbani therefore …

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