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Qurbani

Woman taking part in Qurbani.

Q. What are the requirements for a woman who is taking part in Qurbani other than fasting? Does she need to actually be at the place of sacrifice? Is it allowed for a woman who has no male person to assist with Qurbani to give the money to IBN for Qurbani shares where...

Qurbani share with a non-practising Muslim.

Q. If someone, a Muslim, who does not practise Islam. i.e. pray, fast etc., takes a Qurbani share in an animal would that affect the other persons shares in the animal? A. No, it will not affect the other shares, as long as his intention remains firm that he is doing...

Qurbani in another country.

Q. The Qurbani of a person in Trinidad is done in another country before that person prays his Salaat in his own country. Is his Qurbani valid? A. The Qurbani of this person in Trinidad will be valid even though the Qurbani in the other country was done before he...

Qurbani in foreign countries.

Q. In recent times in Trinidad I’ve noticed the practice at EID UL ADHA times for some muslims to send their money to foreign countries (usually poor ones) to have their meats to be distributed there. I seek knowledge as to this practice if it is permissible as...

Doing Qurbani for others.

Q. 1. A lady has two brothers who are not practising muslims and do not perform their own qurbani. Can she do qurbani on their behalf from her own money and does she need their permission to do this? 2. If we wish to do qurbani on behalf of someone who is alive eg....

When is Qurbaani Compulsory on a Person

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, i would like to find out when qurbani is compulsory on a person? I have been getting many mixed and confusing opinion on the matter! I have a savings of approximately 4 thousand dollars, i also have two loans amounting to 30 thousand...

Lady In Menses Doing Qurbaani

Question: Assalamu alaikum Mufti. I would like to know if a menstruating woman who has taken a share in Qurbani can participate in the slaughter and subsequent cleaning of the meat on the day(s) of Qurbani. Jazak allah. Answer: Wa alaikum As Salaam, Yes, a...

Eid Salaah and Qurbani for a traveller.

Q. During the week of Eid ul Adha I will be in Miami and flying to Mexico City. What is my position regarding Eid Salaah and my Qurbani? I would love to perform my Eid salaah but I don’t know the fatwa. Secondly will it be permissible for me to fast in the ten days of...

Dua for calming an animal for Qurbani.

Q. I was told that there is a Dua to recite to calm the animal for Qurbani? If this is true, what is the Dua? A. We do not know of any specific dua for this purpose. However, in the book ‘Aamaale Quraani’ the following has been mentioned:- ‘If any beast of burden...

Cutting nails/hair before qurbani.

Q. Is it true that we don’t have to pare our nails and cut our hair after seeing the moon till the qurbani is completed? A. Yes, when the Moon (Crescent) is sighted to begin the month of Zul Hijjah, it is Mustahab (commendable) for one who wishes to do Qurbani to...