Category: Slaughter
Fatwa#: 22851
Asked Country: Bolivia

Answered Date: Oct 17,2012

Title: Is it permissible to send money to poorer countries and have Qurbani done on your behalf in that country?

Question

Is it permissible to send money to poorer countries and have Qurbani done on your behalf in that country?

 

Answer

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

 

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

 

It is permissible to have Qurbani done on your behalf in a foreign country. Nevertheless, it is preferred to slaughter the animal with your own hands or to watch as someone else does the slaughtering on your behalf if it is possible. [1]

 

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

 

Saeed Ahmed Golaub

Westmoreland, Jamaica, West Indies

Student Darul Iftaa

 

Checked and Concurred by,

Moulana Ismail Desai

Moulana Abdul Azeem Bin Abdul Rahmaan

daruliftaa.net 

 

 



[1]:قال: "والأفضل أن يذبح أضحيته بيده إن كان يحسن الذبح" وإن كان لا يحسنه فالأفضل أن يستعين بغيره، وإذا استعان بغيره ينبغي أن يشهدها بنفسه لقوله عليه الصلاة والسلام لفاطمة رضي الله عنها: "قومي فاشهدي أضحيتك، فإنه يغفر لك بأول قطرة من دمها كل ذنب". الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي (4 / 361)

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