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Slaughtering Sheep on Eid Day: Cruelty to Animals?

Short Answer:Let me first answer your question about if it would be permissible to practice slaughtering in an animal welfare-conscious establishment. The answer is “yes”. But I need to add here that any time and place wherein the slaughtering process takes place, according to the Islamic rulings, that should be a perfect animal welfare-conscious environment. …

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Is Blood of Sacrificed Animals Meant to Forgive Sins?

Short Answer:Muslims sacrificean animal to commemorate the events that happened to Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), peace be upon him. Prophet Ibrahim submitted to the Will of Allah. His son did too. Whenhe was about to slaughter his son, Allah spared him of doing so.He ransomed his son with a great sacrifice that He sent. The point …

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Can I Sacrifice an Animal on Behalf of Deceased?

Short Answer:No, you don’t have to slaughter a separate animal for the deceased. So in a single household, the reward goes to all living members and one may include deceased members. When sacrificing, one may intend to do it on his behalf and all his family members; in addition to specifying the deceased by name …

Is Mechanical Slaughter Acceptable? - About Islam

Is Mechanical Slaughter Acceptable?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Islam made it clear for Muslims that animal should be slaughtered according to the rules and regulations of the Shari`ah. …

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Is Blood of Sacrificed Animals Meant to Forgive Sins? (pt. 2)

Asalaamu alaykum, In part one of this question, we talked about the story of Ibrahim and the real purpose of Hajj: increasing our consciousness of Allah. Ask yourself this: ifGod is The Just, why would He accept that I throw my sins onsomeone/something else? If He isAl-Ghany(The Free of Need)why would the blood, flesh, etc. …

Social Solidarity: An Outcome of the Annual Sacrifice

Social Solidarity: An Outcome of the Annual Sacrifice

SalamDear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Offering the sacrifice during the feast is a divine order from God to Muslims. It was never an act that Muslims invented or “interfered” in. The Quran clearly says what means: {… so pray to your Lord and sacrifice…} (Al-Kawthar 108:2) This …

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