Qurbaani

October, 2011

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of an animal whose horn has broken off

    Q: Can qurbaani be made of an animal whose horns are broken off? A: If the horns have broken off from the roots, it will not suffice for qurbaani. However if it did not break off from the roots, it will suffice. ويجوز بالجماء التي لاقرن لها وكذا مكسورة القرن …

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of an animal born without ears

    Q: Is it permissible to slaughter an animal born without ears for qurbaani? A: It is impermissible to slaughter an animal born without ears for qurbaani. ولا يضحى السكاء التي لاإذن لها خلقة فلو لها إذن صغيرة خلقة أجزأت (الدر المختار ص324 ج6 ) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked …

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of an animal with no teeth

    Q: Will an animal which does not have teeth suffice for qurbaani? A: If it does not have any teeth and is unable to graze, it will not suffice. However if it is able to graze it will suffice for qurbaani. و أما الهتماء و هي التي لا أسنان لها …

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of a frail animal

    Q: Is it permissible to slaughter a frail animal for qurbaani? A: If it is extremely frail then it will not suffice for qurbaani. ولاتجوز العجفاء التي لاتنفي فإن كانت مهزولة فيها بعض الشحم جاز (الهندية ص298 ج5 ) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee …

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of a lame animal

    Q: Can an animal which is lame in one leg be slaughtered for qurbaani? A: If it only walks on three legs and does not take support from the lame leg, then it will not suffice for qurbaani. However if it takes support from the lame leg, it will suffice. …

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of an animal whose tail or ear is cut off

    Q: If an animal’s tail or ear is cut off, will it suffice for qurbaani? A: Some of the Hanafi Fuqaha have preferred the opinion that if more than one-third of the animal’s tail or ear is cut off, the Qurbaani will not be valid. However, most of the Hanafi …

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of an animal whose eyesight is impaired

    Q: Can an animal whose eyesight is impaired be slaughtered for qurbaani? A: If more than one-third of the animal’s eyesight is lost, it will not suffice for qurbaani. ولا تجوز العمياء والعوراء البين عورها … ولو ذهب بعض هذه الأعضاء دون بعض من الأذن و الألية و الذنب والعين …

  • 12 October

    Age of the Qurbaani Animal

    Q: What age should the animal be in order for the Qurbaani to be valid? A: Goats and sheep have to be at least one year old. However, if a six month old sheep resembles a one year old, the qurbaani will be valid. Bulls, buffaloes, cows and oxen have …

  • 12 October

    Losing The Qurbaani Animal and Finding it After Purchasing Another

    Q: A person purchased an animal for Qurbaani. Before the qurbaani, the animal got lost. After purchasing the second animal the first animal was found. Which of the two animals should he slaughter? A: If qurbaani was waajib upon the one who purchased the animal, then he has a choice …

  • 12 October

    Purchasing a Bull For Qurbaani then Selling Some of its Shares

    Q: A person purchased a bull for Qurbaani. Later on he decides to sell some shares of the animal to people who intend doing qurbaani. Will it be permissible for him to sell some shares? A: If at the time of purchasing the animal the person had the intention of …