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Distribution of Qurbani meat on behalf of a deceased

Nasihah (Advice): Sacrificing of Rams Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to offer two rams as sacrifices, and I used to also offer two rams.  (Bukhari) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: A lady passed away on the 10thof Zul-Hijjah, on eid Morning at 4AM. She purchased …

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Hadith regarding fattening the Qurbani animal

Ḥadīth regarding fattening the Qurbānī animal Question Is the following narration authentic: “Fatten your qurbānī animals, for they will be your vehicles over the ṣirāṭ (bridge)”? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer The narration is not authentic. It is recommended for the qurbānī animal to be meaty, healthy and in good …

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Takbiraat of Tashreeq

Nasihah (Advice): The fast of the day of Arafah (9th Zul Hijjah) Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said regarding the fast on the day of Arafah (9th Zul Hijjah): “It expiates the sins of the previous year and that of the following year.” (Sahih Muslim) Q. What is the Takbeers that we have …

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Qurbani FAQ’s

    What is the difference between the term Udhiyyah and Qurbani?   A) ‘Udhiyya’ is an Arabic term, which means ‘sacrificing an animal’, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word ‘Qurban’, which literally means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. It is generally …

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One sheep for multiple Qurbanis?

  Nasihah (Advice): The immense reward of Qurbani   Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“There is nothing dearer to Allah during the days of Qurbani than the sacrificing of animals. The sacrificed animal shall come on the Day of Qiyamah with its horns, hair, and …

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Cutting Hair/Nails affect Qurbani?

Question: Last year I cut my hair on the 5th day of Dhul Hijja and then I came to know that we should not cut our hair if we intend to do Qurbānī. So was my qurbānī accepted or not? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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Some Important Rulings Concerning Udhiya/Qurbani

Question Can you please provide some details regarding Qurbani, especially the rules regarding having one’s Qurbani done in UK slaughterhouses? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, ‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic term which means “sacrificing an animal”, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from …

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Qurbani or Aqeeqah?

  Nasihah (Advice): Jealousy destroys the reward of good actions   Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “Indeed, jealousy consumes good deeds like fire consumes wood.” (Abu Dawood, Hadith #: 4257, Narrated by Abu Hurayrah)   __________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A person needs to do Aqeeqah for his …

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Qurbaani Laws Made Easy

UPON WHOM IS QURBANI COMPULSORY? #…..Qurbaani is compulsory upon every understanding, mature, resident Muslim male and female who owns nisaab or owns extra items (over and above their need) which equals the nisaab amount, i.e. they own an amount that equals the gold and silver nisaab amount, or they possess …

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