Category: Eid
Fatwa#: 19120
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Dec 29,2010

Title: Can we distribute the meat of Eid-ul-Adha to the non-believers?

Question

Can we distribute the meat of the sacrificed animal of Eid-ul-Adha to the non-believers?

Answer

In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.


Yes, you may distribute the meat of the sacrifice of Eid-ul-Adha to non-Muslims, as long as its not given as compensation for services provided by them.[i] [ii] [iii]


And Allāh knows best.

Ml. Sohail Bengali
Chicago, IL (USA)

Concurred by:

Muftī Abrar Mirza
Chicago, IL (USA)

Under the Supervision of Muftī Ebrahim Desai (South Africa)

 

ويهب منها ما شاء للغني والفقير والمسلم والذمي ، كذا في الغياثية [i]

الفتاوى الهندية، كتاب الأضحية، باب بيان محل إقامة الواجب: ٥/ ٣٧١، دار الكتب العلمية

 فتاوى محمودية كتاب الأضحية، ٤/ ٣٠٩ كتب خانة مظهري  [ii]

 آب كي مسائل أور أن كا حل، ٤/ ٢٠٩، مكتبة لدهيانوي [iii]

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