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  • No harm in delegating a trusted entity to slaughter the sacrificial animal on one's behalf Date: 21-9-2014

    I performed Tamattu‘ Hajj and on the morning of the tenth of Thul-Hijjah, I went to the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and paid the value of a sacrificial animal; they informed me that they would slaughter it and distribute its meat on my behalf. Then, I threw the jamrah of Al-‘Aqabah (stoning of the devil), shaved my head, put on perfume, and took.. More

  • Hady and cases when it is obligatory Date: 17-9-2014

    My wife and I performed Hajj this year. We slaughtered only one sheep as hady (sacrifice for Hajj). Having returned home, I asked a Shaykh about this, and he said that we are still liable to slaughter another sheep for my wife. I delegated a concerned institution in Mecca to slaughter a hady on behalf of my wife. Taking into consideration that I am.. More

  • Ruling on offering one animal during Hajj for several purposes Date: 16-9-2014

    Is it permissible to slaughter a sheep during Hajj as a kaffaarah (expiation) for failing to spend the night at Mina and as a ‘aqeeqah (a sacrifice for a newborn) in the same time?.. More

  • It is recommended to eat and give as a present and as charity from the sacrificial animal Date: 19-1-2014

    Should a pilgrim who performs the Tamattu‘ Hajj distribute the whole sacrificial animal to the poor? Or should it be distributed as the Udh-hiyah (the ‘Eed sacrifice), a third for the poor, a third as presents and a third for the one who sacrifices as well as his family? Is it valid if the pilgrim did not attend the slaughtering and authorized another.. More

  • Slaughtering the sacrificial animal after the days of Tashreeq Date: 19-1-2014

    I have performed the obligation of Hajj many years ago. I paid in advance the price of the Udh-hiyah (the ‘Eed sacrifice) along with the Hajj expenses. Mistakenly and ignorantly, however, I received the receipt for the Udhhiyah after the end of the rituals. I do not know whether I indeed offered the Udhhiyah or not? It is most likely that I did not.. More

  • The ruling on slaughtering the sacrificial animal during Hajj before the standing of ‘Arafaat Date: 15-1-2014

    Is it permissible to slaughter the sacrificial animal before the standing of ‘Arafaat?.. More

  • Sacrifice of Tamattu’ is obligatory for children and adults Date: 7-10-2013

    I went to Hajj with my young daughter and I intended Tamattu‘ Hajj for her, but I did not slaughter because someone told me that it is permissible not to slaughter. What is the ruling on that?.. More

  • Ruling on slaughtering the sacrifice of Tamattu’ before the day of Nahr Date: 1-10-2013

    I performed Tamattu‘ Hajj last year with some friends of mine. We gave some money to one of us and deputized him to slaughter on our behalf on the day of Nahr, but he slaughtered before the day of Nahr without informing us. What is the ruling on what he did? Is our Hajj valid? Are we liable to slaughter another sacrifice? If the answer is yes, may.. More

  • Is it permissible to end Ihraam before slaughtering the Hady? Date: 14-5-2013

    A pilgrim performed Hajj and he was required to slaughter a sheep, but he delayed slaughtering it and ended his Ihraam. Was dissolution of Ihraam valid, but he still can offer the expiation at any time he wishes? Or is it impermissible for him to conclude the marriage contract or do other things?.. More

  • Number of Hady for multiple ‘Umrahs in Tamattu’ Hajj Date: 14-5-2013

    Is it permissible for the pilgrim performing Tamattu‘ Hajj to make more than one ‘Umrah on the days preceding the 8th of Thul-Hijjah, i.e. before assuming Ihraam for Hajj? He wants to utilize these days in making several ‘Umrahs. If permissible, is it required to slaughter a Hady for each ‘Umrah, since Allaah The Almighty Says (what means):.. More

  • The difference between the Udh-hiyah and Hady Date: 14-5-2013

    I will not go for Hajj this year and I want to offer a sacrificial animal and the process will be supported via a charitable organization. There are two options: Udh-hiyah and Hady. What is the difference between the two?.. More

  • Site of slaughtering Hady and ruling on doing it outside the Sanctuary Date: 14-3-2010

    I intend to perform Hajj (major pilgrimage) on behalf of my late father. Is it permissible to authorize someone to slaughter the Hady (sacrificial animal) and distribute its meat outside Saudi Arabia, because I know very poor people to be there? May Allaah reward you [for your response]!.. More

  • The Hady (sacrificial animal) in Hajj Date: 6-1-2010

    How would I slaughter a Hady during my Hajj with my mother?.. More

  • The rituals and rulings of Hady for a Tamattu` Hajj Date: 6-1-2010

    I intend to perform the obligatory Hajj, if Allaah wills, with my mother and wife this year. I have read that the best kind of Hajj is Tamattu’. So, what should I do? I live in the city of Jeddah and I wish that you instruct me about the best way to perform the Tamattu’ Hajj and whether or not I have to slaughter a Hady (sacrificial animal)... More

  • Lives in Makkah, performed Umrah in Shawwal and wants to perform Hajj this year Date: 28-12-2005

    I living in Makkah and I want to make 'Umrah in Shawwal and Hajj without making Qurban.Please advice me... More