Sacrifice

July 8, 2021 1 min

Doing Qurbani/Udhiya in another country

Question: If one does Qurbani/Udhiya in another country, does it matter that the slaughter happens before the due time in one’s own country? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. When one appoints someone else in another country to slaughter Qurbani/Udhiya on one’s behalf, the time […]
November 7, 2020 5 mins

Where the Idea of Taqiyya Comes From

Question: People often accuse Islam of permitting taqiyya, or deliberately lying about being Muslim, for whatever reason. How do we respond to this, and where did the idea come from? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, The first thing that must be said about this is that Muslims don’t lie about their religion. Our religion has always been one […]
October 22, 2020 1 min

Eating Before The Eid Prayer

Question: Is it recommended not to eat or drink before the Eid prayer on Eid al Adha? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. It is recommended not to eat or drink before the Eid Prayer on Eid al Adha (Hashiyat al Tarmisi). This is because […]
July 1, 2020 4 mins

Why Someone Performing the Pilgrimage Has to Perform a Sacrifice?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question: Why is it that someone performing Hajj has to perform a sacrifice? Why does this not apply to the residents of Mecca? Answer: Performing the sacrifice on Hajj in the Shafi’i school is only when expiating, or if one performs a Tamattu or qiran hajj. Otherwise, it would simply be […]