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The Prophet Distribution Of His Sacred Hair to Companion

The Prophet Distribution Of His Sacred Hair to Companion
After slaughtering, when performing Halaq (shaving of head), the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), who has the authority of distributing the bounty of Allah Most High in both the worlds, gestured towards the right side of His blessed head.  The barber had the honor of shaving the right side of His head. The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) granted His blessed hair to the Companions who were present at that time. Then He (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) ordered that the other side should be shaved.  He (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) then asked for Hadhrat Abu Talha (May Allah be well pleased with him) and granted him the blessed hair of that side. (Sahih Muslim, Vol. 1, Pg. No. 421). 
Then the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) ordered Hadhrat Abu Talha (May Allah be well pleased with him) to distribute His hair among the Companions. (Sahih Muslim, Vol. 1, Pg. No. 421)
 It is only the benevolence of the H…

Fasting on the Day of 'Arafah

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 Fasting on the Day of 'Arafah 
TAJUDDIN B. SHU'AIB

The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah (the 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar) is the Day of 'Arafah. It is the day when pilgrims stand on the plain of 'Arafah to pray. On this day, Muslims all over the world who do not witness the annual Hajj should spend the day in fasting, in preparation for the three days festivity following 'Eid ul-Adha (the celebration marking the end of the Hajj commemorating the Prophet Ibrahim's willingness of sacrifice).


Abu Hafsah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet, upon whom be peace, said:

"Fasting on the Day of 'Arafah absolves the sins for two years: the previous year and the coming year, and fasting on 'Ashura, (the tenth day of Muharram) atones for the sins of previous years."
Reported by all except Al-Bukhari and At-Tirmidhi

In another saying the Prophet's wife Hafsah, may Allah be pleased with her, said:

"Four thi…

Hazrat Ibraheem As Part 3

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Hazrat Ibraheem As Part 1

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Hazrat Ibraheem As Part 2

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4 Things To Do on The Blessed 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah

4 Things To Do on The Blessed 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah:

The following are recommended acts to do during the blessed 10 days and nights of Dhul Hijjah.

01 Fasting the 9 days of Dhul Hijjah:

It is recommended to fast on the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah, especially on the 9th which is the blessed day of Arafah.
Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) encouraged us to do righteous deeds in the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah; and indeed fasting is one of the best of deeds.
Almighty Allah says, “All the deeds of the son of Adam are for him, except fasting, which is for Me and I shall reward for it.”’ [Sahih Al-Bukhari]
Note: The 10th of Dhul Hijjah is the day of Eid ul Adha and it is prohibited to fast on this day.

02 Reciting tasbeeh, tahmeed, tahleel and takbeer abundantly:

It is Sunnah to recite takbeer (Allahu Akbar), tahmeed (Alhamdulillah), tahleel (Laa ilaaha ill-Allah), and tasbeeh (SubhanAllah) during the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah.
These words should be recited abundantly in the masajid, homes…

Total Info List About Qurbani (Sacrifice) Rule - Guide Step By Step

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How to use the skin of the sacrificial animal - Imp Question

How to use the skin of the sacrificial animal:

It is not correct to give the skin to the butcher as his payment.  If the skin is exchanged for something, which can be finished by using it, like money, then exchanging the skin, and using that thing is not permissible in the light of the Shariah.  Obviously, money can only be used only when it is given to somebody and the desired thing is taken in lieu of that.  Thus, selling the skin and using that money is impermissible in the light of the Shariah.

If the skin is sold, then giving the money received to those who are needy is necessary.  In this situation, the ruling for this is same as that of Sadqa Fitr, i.e. making needy people absolute owner of the money.  The amount gained by the sale of the skin can be given to poor children, widows and other needy people, who are not descendents of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam).  Also, giving it to the needy students of the Islamic universities is not only correct and permissibl…

Accepting Meat of an Animal Sacrificed By a Qadiani

Accepting meat of an animal sacrificed by a Qadiani:

The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) is the Final Prophet and there cannot be any prophet after Him.  This is a basic tenet of belief of Islam, which has been established by the verses of the Holy Quran and the Frequently-occurring (Mutawatir) Hadith and also by the Consensus of the Ummah.  Rejecting it or trying to explain it in some other manner which leads to a different explanation other than the one given by the Elders of the Ummah or trying to bypass it in using figurative interpretations (Tawil) is explicit apostasy. Allah Most High says in the Holy Quran:

Muhammad (blessings and peace be upon him) is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of Allah and the Last of the Prophets (ending the chain of the Prophets). And Allah is the Perfect Knower of everything.

Surah Ahzaab (33:40)

There are many Hadith in the canons of Hadith and the whole corpus of Hadith literature which have the status of the Mu…

Storing the Meat of the Sacrificed Animal

Storing the meat of the sacrificed animal:

In the early days of Islam, consuming the meat of the sacrificed animal for more than 3 days was not permissible. Later on, the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) granted permission to have it for more than 3 days as well.

As mentioned in this Hadith of Sahih Bukhari:

It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Salmah Bin Akwa’a (May Allah be well pleased with him), he says: The Holy Prophet Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said: The person who sacrifices an animal should not have anything left from the meat of the sacrifice on the 3rd day. When the occasion of sacrifice came the next year, the Companions requested: O Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam)! Should we use the meat in the same manner as we did the last year? The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said: You have the meat, let others have it and store it up. Last year, people were in difficulties, that’s why I decided that you should help them in the days of sa…

Distribution of meat when animal is sacrificed on behalf of the deceased

Distribution of meat when animal is sacrificed on behalf of the deceased:

People sacrifice animals on behalf of deceased relatives as well. Those whose parents have passed away, they sacrifice animals on behalf of their deceased parents as well.  If the sacrifice is done on behalf of the deceased with the intention of gifting the reward to them, even though they had not willed that it should be done, then the way we are ordered to divide the meat into 3 portions, the meat of this sacrifice should also be divided into 3 portions. One part should be distributed among the poor, one among the relatives and one for self.  The reward will be for the deceased, but the owner will be the person performing the sacrifice on behalf of the deceased.

If the deceased had willed that animal should be sacrificed on their behalf, then the person performing the sacrifice eat from that meat, but all the meat must be distributed among the poor. As mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar:

Translation: The person who i…

Three portions of the meat

Three portions of the meat:

The Mustahab (Commendable) way is that 3 portions of the meat should be made.  One part should be distributed among the poor, one among the relatives and one for self.  Giving one portion to the poor is not Compulsory (Wajib), but Mustahab.  As mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri:

 (Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 300.)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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If The Animal Is Not Sacrificed In the Specified Days

If the animal is not sacrificed in the specified days:

If sacrificing an animal is Compulsory (Wajib) on someone and that person fails to perform it and the days of sacrifice pass, then because sacrifice of an animal was compulsory on that person, it will not be waived.  Instead, the price of an animal has to be given away in charity.

As mentioned in Durre Mukhtaar: (Durre Mukhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 226)

Translation: If a wealthy person does not sacrifice an animal and the days of sacrifice pass, then that person should give away the price of the animal in charity.

Thus, those who could not sacrifice an animal in spite of it being compulsory on them for some reason, they should give away in charity the price of an animal and thus fulfill their Islamic responsibility.

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Shariah Ruling about a Pregnant Sacrificial Animal

Shariah ruling about a pregnant sacrificial animal

If a sacrificial animal is pregnant and is about to deliver, then sacrifice of such an animal is Makruh (Undesirable).  If a live baby is found after the slaughter, then that baby also has to be slaughtered.  If it is not slaughtered in the days of sacrifice, then it has to given away in charity.  If the baby is stolen or if it is slaughtered after the days of sacrifice and consumed, then the price of that baby has to be given in charity.  As mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri:

 (Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 302)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Organs Which Cannot Be Eaten

Organs which cannot be eaten:

Consuming the following is forbidden:

1.  Flowing blood.
2.  Male and female genitalia, (the penis and the uterus).
3.  Testicles.
4.  Gall bladder.
5.  Urinary bladder.
6.  Glands.
7.  The marrow of the spine.

As mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar: (Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 219)

It is also mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri: (Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 6, Pg. No. 445)

Drawing any benefit from the sacrificial animal before slaughtering it, like milking it, using it as a freight animal, riding it, giving it out on hire, etc. are all Makruh (undesirable)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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When Should The Animal Be Skinned?

When should the animal be skinned:

About skinning the animal, the Shariah says that the animal should be skinned after it has become completely lifeless and the body of the animal becomes completely still.  Thus, it is given in the Hadith:

It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Makhul (May Allah be well pleased with him) that when the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) slaughtered an animal, He would neither sever the head nor skin the animal until it became completely lifeless.

(Mabsut Sarkhsi, Vol. 11, Pg. No. 249)

To start skinning the animal before this is Makruh (Undesirable).

As mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri:

 (Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 5, Pg No. 300)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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What If The Animal Develops A Defect At The Time of Slaughter?

What if the animal develops a defect at the time of slaughter:

If at the time of slaughter, the animal jumps and one of its legs breaks or somehow it develops some other defect, then this defect does not affect the sacrifice.  For e.g. if the animal jumps, develops a defect right at the time of slaughter and frees itself from the person/s handling it and is again recaptured, even then the sacrifice is valid.  As mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar:

(Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 229)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Supplications (Dua) to be recited at the time of slaughter

Supplications (Dua) to be recited at the time of slaughter:

Slaughter the animal saying Bismallahi Wallahu Akbar and recite any of the Dua mentioned in the Hadith. There is a Hadith in Mo’jam Kabeer Tabarani about this:

It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Abdullah Bin Abbas (May Allah be well pleased with them) that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) would slaughter 2 black and white sheep.  When the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) would slaughter them, He would place His foot on the flank of the animal and say:

Transliteration of Dua: Bismillahi Allahumma Minka Wa Laka Allahumma Taqabbal Min Muhammad

Translation: In the name of Allah Most High.  O Allah! This is Your grant and for You. O Allah!  This is on behalf of Muhammad (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam)!  Please accept this.

(Mo’jam Kabeer Tabarani, Hadith No. 11166)

In the aforementioned supplication, in place of Min Muhammad, one should say Minnee

In Sunan Abu Dawood, the following supplication is menti…

Method of Slaughtering the Animal

 Method of slaughtering the animal:

The animal should be watered and made to lie down on its flank so that its head is pointing towards the south and the muzzle in the direction of Makkah. Then one should take a sharp knife in the right hand and slit the throat just below the cartilaginous prominence (the “lump” in the throat) with the words “Bismillahi Wallahu Akbar.” This should be done with such force that the 2 carotid arteries, esophagus (food pipe) and the trachea (wind pipe) should be cut but the head should not be severed from the body.

Cutting these 4, viz. the esophagus, the trachea and the 2 jugulars is compulsory.
As mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar: (Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 207)

It is Mustahab (commendable) that the person on whose behalf the sacrifice is being performed should slaughter the animal himself/herself. If he/she cannot do so and someone else is doing so on their behalf, then it is better that he/she should be present at the time of slaughter.  As mention…

If The Sacrificial Animal Develops a Defect after Buying

If the sacrificial animal develops a defect after buying:

If a person buys an animal for sacrifice and after that the animal develops such a defect that sacrifice of that animal will not be correct.  The Shariah describes 2 cases about this:

1.  If the person is wealthy and is performing a Compulsory (Wajib) sacrifice, then that person should not slaughter this animal but should buy another animal and sacrifice it.

2.  If that person is not affluent and is performing a supererogatory (Nafl) sacrifice, then as that animal has already been selected, the person should sacrifice the same animal even though some defect might have developed in the animal later.

As mentioned in Durre Mukhtaar: (Durre Mukhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg No. 229)

It is also mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar: (Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 229)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Sacrificing an Animal Suffering From Itching

Sacrificing an animal suffering from itching:

If an animal suffers from itchiness, then it will be seen whether it is restricted to the skin only or it has started affecting the flesh of the animal as well.  If it is restricted to the skin, then sacrifice of such an animal is permissible as itchiness of the skin does not affect the meat of the animal.  If the animal has become weak because of it, then it will be taken as a sign that the itchiness has affected the flesh as well.  Thus, sacrifice of such an animal is not correct.
As mentioned in Durre Mukhtaar: (Durre Mukhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 227)

It is also given in Radd Ul Muhtaar: (Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 227)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Can We Sacrifice A Lame Animal?

Can we sacrifice a lame animal:

If an animal walks on three legs because of injury or some other reason, then sacrifice of such an animal is not permissible.  If in spite of being lame, the animal walks on 4 legs, then sacrifice of such an animal is permissible.  As mentioned in Durre Mukhtaar:

 (Durre Mukhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 227)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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What If The Tongue Of The Animal Has Been Cut Off?

What if the tongue of the animal has been cut off:

In a goat, cutting off the tongue is not considered as a defect.  However, in a cow it is considered to be so.  The jurists have clarified that this is because the goat ruminates using its teeth and a cow using its tongue.  Thus, if the tongue has been cut off, then sacrifice of such an animal is correct.  However, if the same has been done to a cow, then it will be seen how much of the tongue has been cut off.  If more than 1/3rd of the tongue has been cut off, then sacrifice of such an animal is not correct.  If it is less than that, then it is permissible.

As mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar:

 (Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 229)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Sacrificing a Toothless Animal

Sacrificing a toothless animal

If the sacrificial animal has no teeth at all or most of its teeth are missing, then the sacrifice of such an animal is not correct as per the Shariah.  If most of the teeth are present and only some are missing, then sacrifice of such an animal is correct.

As mentioned in Durre Mukhtaar:

 (Durre Mukhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 228)

It is given in Radd Ul Muhtaar:

(Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 228)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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Defects Animal Unfit For Sacrifice

The defects which make an animal unfit for sacrifice:

Through sacrifice, the worshipper seeks nearness with Allah Most High and as such, the animal selected for sacrifice should be plump, perfect and should not be blind, lame or ill in any way.

An animal which is blind, in one eye or both, lame, so weak that it cannot even walk towards the sacrificial place, an animal whose ears, tail or rear are more than 1/3rd cut off, a toothless animal, an animal whose horns are broken off right from the base.  The animals which don’t have any horns naturally are excluded.

In Musnad Imam Ahmed, there is a Hadith:

It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Bara'a bin A’azib (May Allah be well pleased with him) that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) was asked: Which animals should not be sacrificed?  The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said and gestured: Four.  Hadhrat Bara'a bin A’azib (May Allah be well pleased with him) says: My hand is smaller and lower than the h…

Shariah Ruling About The Young One Of The Sacrificial Animal

Shariah ruling about the young one of the sacrificial animal:

If the sacrificial animal gives birth to a young one, should that kid be slaughtered or given away in charity? The jurists have given different clarifications as per the financial status of the person making the sacrifice.  If the person performing the sacrifice is poor, then that person should compulsorily slaughter the kid as well.  For an affluent person, it is not compulsory that the kid be slaughtered.  That person may slaughter it or give it away in charity.  However, if the days of sacrifice have passed, then it is Compulsory (Wajib) to give it away in charity.  If that kid is sold, then the money from that sale ought to be given away in charity.

If someone does not slaughter it, neither sells nor gives it away in charity and a year passes and that animal is now fit for sacrifice, then slaughtering such an animal is not permissible.  A new animal has to be taken for this purpose.  If someone does slaughter it, then a…

Which Animal is better for Sacrifice: Cow or Goat?

 Sacrifice of which animal is better – Cow or goat?

If in a sacrifice, the price and the quantity of meat of 2 animals is the same, then the animal whose meat is qualitatively better is preferred.  If the quantity of meat is different, then the animal which has more meat is better.

If the quantity of 1 portion of meat (i.e. the 7th part) of a cow is equal to the quantity of meat of a goat and their price is also the same, then the meat of a goat is preferred as its meat is better.  If a single portion of beef is more in quantity than the meat of a goat, then the portion of beef will be preferred.  If goat, ram and sheep are equal in their price and the quantity of meat, then sheep (Dumba in Urdu) is better than ram and a female sheep is better than a male sheep. If cow and ox and male camel and female camel are equal likewise then cow is better than ox and female camel is better than male camel.

As mentioned in Radd Ul Muhtaar:
(Radd Ul Muhtaar, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 227)

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Information of Sacrifice of a castrated animal

Sacrifice of a castrated animal:

For sacrifice, an animal which is free of all defects must be selected.  As far as castration is concerned, in animals, castration is not concerned a defect, so the sacrifice of such an animal is perfectly valid.  In fact, the sacrifice of such an animal is preferred.  The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) sacrificed castrated goats.  As mentioned in this Hadith of Sunan Ibn Majah:

 It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Aisha Siddiqua and Hadhrat Abu Hurairah (May Allah be well pleased with them) that whenever the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) would decide to sacrifice animals, He (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) would select 2 plump, horned, spotted and castrated goats and would sacrifice one on the behalf of those people of the Ummah who testified to the Unity of Allah Most High and the Prophethood of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) and another on behalf of Himself and His family.

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Pg No. 225/22…

Is Sacrifice of a Single Goat Enough for the Whole Family?

 Is sacrifice of a single goat enough for the whole family:

A goat cannot be permissible on behalf of multiple persons as mentioned in this Hadith of Sunan Ibn Majah:

It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Abdullah Bin Abbas (May Allah be well pleased with them):  One person came to the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) and said:  I have to slaughter a camel (on behalf of 7 persons) and I can afford it as well.  However, I am not able to get a camel at all.  The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) ordered him to buy 7 goats and slaughter them.

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith No. 3256)

This Hadith has also been mentioned by the great Hadith-expert of Deccan Hadhrat Abdullah Shah Sahab Naqshbandi Mujaddidi Qadri (May Allah shower His mercy on him) in Zujajatul Masabeeh, Vol. 1, Pg. No. no. 405/406.

If in the sacrifice of a goat, 7 persons could participate, then the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) would have said that if a camel cannot be gotten for sacrifice, th…

Some Necessary Guidelines for Collective Sacrifice

Some necessary guidelines for collective sacrifice:

To participate in the sacrifice of such an animal, it is necessary that all the participants should have the intention of sacrifice only and that all participants should pay the 7th part of the price of the animal.  It is better that all of them are present at the time of the buying the animal.  However, it is correct if one person buys on behalf of all the 7 persons.  The meat of the sacrificed animal should be distributed equally.  If even one person participates with the intention of something other than sacrifice, like with the intention of eating meat or doing business with the meat or if even one person does not pay the price properly or if the meat is not distributed properly, then the sacrifice of all the 7 becomes invalid.  As mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 5, Pg no. 204.

As mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri:
 (Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 5, Pg. No. 304)

If a single person buys a cow (or some such animal) with the intention o…

What Is The Procedure of In Collective Sacrifice?

In collective sacrifice, is it necessary that all of them should be present at the time of slaughter?

In case of collective sacrifice (like cow, ox, etc.), if all the participants appoint someone as their representative, then it is not necessary that all of them should be present at the time of slaughtering the animal.  It is permissible for the representative to sacrifice the animal on their behalf.  However, if the personally want to sacrifice the animal, it is necessary for each one of them to be present.  In fact, it is better if they participate in the actual slaughter by holding the animal, laying it on its flank, etc. the way the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) did:

Hadhrat Abu Asad Sulami narrates on the authority of his father and he in turn from his father that he said:  I was one of the seven along with the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam).  On the orders of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), we all contributed 1 Dirham each and bought an a…

A Single Cow/Camel Can Be On the Behalf of 7 Persons Only

A single cow/camel can be on the behalf of 7 persons only:

Sacrifice of a camel or cow on the behalf of 7 persons is permissible.  There is a Hadith given in Sunan Abu Dawood:

It is narrated on the authority of Jabir bin Abdullah (May Allah be well pleased with him) that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said: A cow is on the behalf of 7 persons and a camel is on the behalf of 7 persons.  (Sunan Abu Dawood, Hadith No. 2810)

A goat, ram or sheep can be on the behalf of one person only.  In buffalo, cow and camel, one animal is on the behalf of 7 persons .i.e. 7 persons can participate in the sacrifice of one cow, buffalo or camel.  As mentioned in Fatawa A’alamgiri:

 (Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 5 Pg no. 297)

Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.

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