September 2, 2023 3 mins

What Will Be The Fate of The Sacrificial Animals on the Day of Judgement?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Are there any references in the Quran or Sunna that indicate the fate of the animals sacrificed during Eid al-Adha? I’m asking because I developed an emotional attachment to one of the animals we sacrificed recently. Jazakallahu Khairan for answering. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful […]
July 29, 2023 1 min

Is It Prohibited to Cut One’s Nails or Hair during the First 10 Days of Dhu’...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Shaykh, is it forbidden to cut nails and hair in the first ten days of dhul hijjah? And to whom does it apply? What’s the exact time for not cutting hair and nails? Is it the first ten days of dhul hijjah or the whole month of dhul qa‘dah? […]
June 3, 2023 4 mins

Is the Animal Lawful to Eat If a Slaughtering Knife Wasn’t Sharp Enough?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My father is new to slaughtering animals. He’s tried only chickens so far. He sharpened the knife, said he didn’t know how to get it sharper, and slaughtered a chicken, but he had to slice at the throat multiple times, and it wasn’t one clear cut. Is the chicken still […]
November 13, 2022 4 mins

What Is the Prescribed Method of Animal Sacrifice?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  What is the prescribed method of animal sacrifice? What is the maximum number of cuts, and what happens if the animal moves after the first cut and the knife is raised before the second cut? The sources available in France stipulate that such a sacrifice is invalid according to […]