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October, 2011

  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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