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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...

Covering the face of the animal during Qurbani.

Q. Why is the animals face covered during the sacrifice of Qurbani? Can you please explain why this was a custom in T & T some time ago? A. It’s the first time I have heard about this custom. This is not one which is widespread in our country. With respect to why...

One Animal for Qurbaani and Aqeeqah

Question: can one perform the aqiqah / quabani �with the same animal �,at �the same time ,. Answer: Assalaamu Alaikum, If you are taking shares in a large animal like a bull, then you can take one share for the qurbani and a separate one for the aqeeqah. This is...

Using different animals for sacrifice.

Q. Why in Trinidad do we use the bull to sacrifice? Isn’t it sunnah to use a sheep? A. In Trinidad, Muslims use all the different animals to slaughter for Qurbani. Some use the bull, others use the goat and many use the sheep. People use that which is convenient to...

Age of animals for qurbani.

Q. I have a question about the age of the animal used for qurbani. I was taught that the goat or sheep MUST be at least a year old, the bull 2 years and camel 5 years. However I go to a certain masjid in Charlieville, with a certain foreign “ulama” and he said, once...

QURBANI

QUESTION: As Salaam Alaikum, I would like to find out if a (living) person can perform the sacrifice on behalf of a deceased relative. Jazak Allah Khair   ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Yes, it is permissible for a living person to do the sacrifice on behalf of a...

QURBANI/SACRIFICE

QUESTION: As Salaam Alaikum, I am aware that the days of sacrifice are three starting on the 10th of dhul hijja, my question is concerning if any of these three days of sacrifice in this present year would be greater in reward compared to the other days of sacrifice....