I’m Vegetarian: Is There An Alternative to Qurbani Slaughtering of An Animal?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Salam. Is there an alternative to Qurbani? I’m a vegetarian so don’t agree with giving the money to spend on meat or the slaughter of an animal (yes I know it’s a bit controversial but vegetarianism is allowed in Islam) but I would like to offer something instead. I don’t […]

Is Adopting a Vegan Diet Permitted in Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I recently watched a documentary on slaughterhouses and the treatment of animals and was horrified with the conditions. From there on I had made a decision to go vegan. Is adopting a vegan diet permitted in Islam? Answer: assalamu `alaykum There is nothing wrong with adopting a vegan diet […]

Being A Vegetarian

Answered by Sidi Waseem Hussain Question: Is it permissible to be a vegetarian or vegan? Answer: Assalamu Alaykum Warahmatullah, As for being vegetarian or vegan then the permissibility of it returns to ones intention. If it is done with a good intention then there is no harm in it. So if one stops eating meat […]