52 fatwas

  • Slaughtering an Animal by Night Date: 28-11-2020

    A-Salam-Alaykoum brother, Is it permissible to offer a sacrifice at night, like slaughtering an animal before Fajr prayer? Thank you for the prompt response as this practice has become rampant in my community. Wa Salam .. More

  • Islamic Way of Slaughtering Is the Perfect Way Date: 17-3-2019

    1)why not allowed sacrifice of animal in one hit of knife from back side of neck?2) sometimes Hindus are asking why prophet marry to very young girl Ayesha (R.A). how to justify it kindly explain ? .. More

  • Investigating the Soundness of the Slaughtering Done By Muslims Date: 9-9-2018

    In our country,meat of chicken is found in shop ready made or they are slaughtered immediately before selling.In both cases, should we investigate or ensure in detail during buying whether it's slaughtered Islamically(taking name of Allaah during slaughtering;slaughtered by person who is Muslim,prays,has right aqidah,don't have corrupted view)?If we.. More

  • Assisting a disbeliever to slaughter and eat from the animal Date: 2-4-2018

    salam asylum. dear sheikh what is the authenticity of imam Ahmad bn Hanbal statement that a muslim can assist a disbeliever slaughter a sacrifice and is permitted to eat from it .. More

  • Eating from animal slaughtered for showing off Date: 29-10-2017

    We know that it is haram to eat from the meat of an animal which has been slaughtered for other than Allah. Now, there are many people who slaughter during in order to show off,and not to please Allah only, during the Eid. Is it halal to eat from that meat? .. More

  • Sunnah is to slaughter camels while they are standing Date: 13-3-2017

    Is it true that camels must be slaughtered while they are standing? Is it wrong to slaughter them in the usual way of laying them down on their side and so on? Is the standing method of slaughter only for camels? And if so, then why is that? .. More

  • Animals slaughtered by Magi unlawful to eat Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. Is it true that ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab accepted meat from the Majoos(Magi)when he was reigning as the Caliph and ate it and distributed it amongst the Companions? Or was it sweets? Did anything like that take place? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • People of the Book mentioning the name of Allaah when slaughtering animals Date: 8-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I understand that Muslims are allowed to eat food from the People of the Book. However, is it still halal to eat kosher meat if the Rabbi Sachet only mentioned Allaah's name on the first animal and the last animal? .. More

  • Saying ‘Alhamdulillaah’ instead of ‘Bismillaah’ when slaughtering Date: 11-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A Muslim boy slaughtered a hen while uttering, “Alhamdulillaahi Rabbi-l-‘aalamin.” Is the slaughtered hen halal to eat? .. More

  • Animal is still Halaal if head mistakenly severed when slaughtered Date: 19-7-2015

    Assalam o Alaikum, While slaughtering if the head of the animal get completely apart by mistake and not deliberately, can we consider it as halal? JazakAllahu Khairan .. More

  • Meat from Jews and Christians is lawful if they converted after Islam Date: 20-10-2014

    I read this in al-Baghawees Tafseer of verse 5:5: "{... and the food of those who were given the Scripture is lawful for you...} meansthe meat of the Jews and Christians and whoever entered their religion of the other nations before the Prophecy of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallm. As for those who embraced their religion after the advent.. More

  • Reciting Quran when slaughtering is not in accord with the Sunnah Date: 27-9-2014

    ASSALAMUALAIKUM WA RAHMATULLAHI WA BARKATHU RESPECTED SIR 1.PLEASE EXPLAIN SAHI AL BUKHARI VOL-6 HADITH NO:207. 2. ON THE OCCASION OF EID AL ADHA I PLAN TO SACRIFICE 5 SHEEP . BEFORE THE CUTTING OF SHEEP THROAT WE READ SOME QURAN VERSE SO FOR EVERY SHEEP I HAVE TO READ THE QURAN VERSES OF I READ IT ONCE ITS ENOUGH PLEASE EXPLAIN. .. More

  • Why we are allowed to eat fish without slaughtering them Date: 4-12-2011

    assalamu alaikkum Qs: WHY FISHES ARE NOT SLAUGHTERED IN ISLAM FOR EATING AS ANIMAL ON LANDS?.. More

  • Anesthetizing the animal before slaughtering it Date: 12-5-2011

    Assalamo alaykum wa rahmato Allah, As Shaikh Qaradawi (may Allah protect him) has mentioned in a previous fatwa in 2003, if an anaesthetic is not used to kill the animal but rather to prevent it from moving while it is being slaughtered, it is lawful and its meat can be eaten by Muslims. There is a new law in the Netherlands which stipulates that.. More

  • Slaughtering a milch sheep or goat Date: 22-6-2010

    Salaam Alaykum Sheikh, Can one slaughter a milch sheep or goat? Thank you... More