Stating that one is a vegetarian

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to say you are not going to eat meat and you are going to be a vegetarian, without any valid reason?


A: It is incorrect to make these types of statements and it is compulsory that you go against that.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.



Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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