Eating the Meat of the People of the Book

Ustadh Salman Younas answers questions about the lawfulness of eating meat slaughtered by Jews or Christians, and what to do if halal meat is hard to get. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. Since in our countries (South America) it is very problematic to get halal meat, and where even halal meat is […]

Is a Ritual-Slaughter Performed in Another Country Valid?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum 1. I live in Mauritius and I have always done ritual-slaughter in India. However, a local sheikh has recently stated that it is not valid as India is hours ahead of Mauritius. Is it true? 2. Is it possible to distribute the meat to non muslims? Answer: […]

When Is It Valid for My Qurbani to Occur in Another Country?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum We normally arrange for our Eid ul Adha sacrifice to be carried out in another country like South Africa and sometimes Eid falls on a day in that country a day before Australia. Will our sacrifice be still valid if the actual sacrifice occurs in that country […]