Fatwa: # 27279
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: South Africa
Date: 31st July 2020


Udhiyyah Shares


I have already bought a goat for qurbani for myself that I will sacrifice in my presence, but I also wish to buy a cow (7shares) for overseas qurbani…I hv allocated the shares as follows:

1. Rasul saw

2. My marhoom grandfather

3. My marhoom grandmother

4. My marhoom uncle

5. My marhoom coudin

I still have two more shares to allocate. Can I allocate one share for in the name of my living parents and the other share in the name of all murhooms from Adam as?

Please guide and correct me.


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

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

It is permissible for you to make qurbani of a cow and allocate the reward of the different shares to all the five persons enumerated by you. You may also make intention of passing the reward (isale thawab) for your living parents and all the marhooms in the remaining shares.


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ismail Dawoodjee

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


ان رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم ضحى بكبشين املحين احدهما عن نفسه والاخر عمن لايذبح من امته فكيف ضحى بشاة واحدة؟ فالجواب انه صلى الله عليه و سلم انما فعل زالك لاجل الثواب...لاللاجزاء و سقوط التعبد عنهم(البدئع ص206 ج4 احياء تراث)

و ان مات احد احد السبعة المشتركين فى البدنة و قال الورثة اذبحوا عنه و عنكم صح عن الكل استحسانا لقصد القرابة من الكل(در المختار ص326 ج6 سعيد)

هذا وجه الاستحسان قال فى البدئع لان الموت لا يمنع التقرب عن الميت بدليل انه يجوز ان يتصدق عنه و يحج عنه (رد المحتار ص326 ج6 سعيد)

من صام او صلى او تصدق و جعل ثوابه لغيره من الاموات و الاحياء جاز و يصل ثوابها اليهم (بحر ص59 ج3 سعيد)

احسن الفتاوى ص549 ج7 سعيد

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