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Definition of udhiyah (sacrifice) and the ruling thereon

November 4, 2011


Q. What is meant by udhiyah (sacrifice)? Is it obligatory or Sunnah?. A. Praise be to Allaah. The word udhiyah means an animal of the ‘an’aam class (i.e., camel, cow, sheep or goat) that is slaughtered during the days of Eid al-Adha because of the Eid and as an act of worship, intending to draw […]

Islam on Slaughtering one animal in front of another

January 22, 2011


Islam on Slaughtering one animal in front of another animal Q. Does the meat of a slaughtered animal become haraam if it is slaughtered in front of another animal? ————————————— Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The fuqaha’ are unanimously agreed that part of the etiquette of slaughtering is not to slaughter one animal in front […]