Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aqeedah)
Fatwa#: 30794
Asked Country: United States

Answered Date: Dec 21,2018

Title: Can a gifted cow be used for qurbani?

Question

i am muslim,  married.

in my family, i have wife, father, mother, brother&his wife.

this year we are planning to buy cow to sacrifice for qurbani.

but my in law gift me a cow for qurban... so i have a question.

allah will accept our sacrifice with this cow...???

or we need to buy another cow???

Answer

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

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

You may make qurbani of the cow gifted to you.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 


[1]

التجريد للقدوري (5/ 2497)

قلنا: الهبة تمليك،

 

الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار وجامع البحار (ص: 560)

وشرعا: (تمليك العين مجانا) أي بلا عوض، لا أن عدم العوض شرط فيه، وأما تمليك الدين من غير من عليه الدين فإن أمره بقبضه صحت لرجوعها إلى هبة العين (وسببها: إرادة الخير للواهب) دنيوي كعوض ومحبة وحسن ثناء.

 

المبسوط للسرخسي (9/ 10)

لأن الهبة عقد تمليك

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