Tag Archives: Q & A

October, 2011

  • 12 October

    Qurbaani of an animal whose horn has broken off

    Q: Can qurbaani be made of an animal whose horn has broken off? A: If the horn has broken off from the root, it will not suffice for qurbaani. However, if it did not break off from the root, 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 which was born without ears for qurbaani? A: It is not permissible to slaughter an animal which was born without ears for qurbaani. (لا) تجوز … (والسكاء) التي لاإذن لها خلقة فلو لها إذن صغيرة خلقة أجزأت (الدر المختار 6/324) قال (ولا …

  • 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. وأما الهتماء وهي التي لا أسنان لها فإن كانت …

  • 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 (الفتاوي الهندية 5/298 ) (ويضحي بالجماء والخصي والثولاء) أي المجنونة (إذا لم يمنعها من السوم …

  • 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 half of the animal’s eyesight is lost, it will not suffice for Qurbaani. (ويضحي بالجماء والخصي والثولاء) أي المجنونة (إذا لم يمنعها من السوم والرعي) (وإن منعها لا) تجوز التضحية بها (والجرباء السمينة) فلو …

  • 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 to be …

  • 12 October

    Finding the lost Qurbaani animal

    Q: A person purchased an animal for qurbaani. Before the day of 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 …

  • 12 October

    Selling some of the shares in the Qurbaani animal

    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 of the shares? A: At the time of purchasing the animal, if the person had the …

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