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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 …

What Are the Hygienic Etiquettes of Offering Udhiyah?

What Are the Hygienic Etiquettes of Offering Udhiyah?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: The issue of shaving in Dhul-Hijjah is not as black and white as many people think. For it has been a contentious issue from the …

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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 …

Are Muslims Cruel to Animals

Are Muslims Cruel to Animals?

SalamDear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. If we begin by remembering that Muslims share with the rest of mankind the imperfections inherent in being human, then yes, we may expect that some Muslims are cruel to animals. However, in these cases, Islam stands to condemn such cruelty and …



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