From the Fatwa Department
Q: I would like to find out, if a women can perform her qurbani, slaughter her sheep while experiencing her monthly period.
Q: I want to find out should ladies cut their own animal and what is the virtue? Please explain.
The animal that is being sacrificed for Qurbani should be respected and treated in the best possible manner. The Qurbani animal must qualify in terms of specification, quality, age and being free from defects. The following domesticated animals are permitted for Qurbani:
The central theme of Eid-ul-Adha is submission to the Will of Allah Ta'ala and sacrificing everything for His pleasure. Ibrahim u exemplified this spirit of submission and sacrifice in the best possible manner. When confronted with the challenge of love and allegiance, he chose to submit unconditionally to Allah Ta'ala and suppressed his personal desire and love for his family and child.
Q: Please can you advise the Islamic view on the removal of the hair (pubic, underarm and other) and the cutting of nails during
• Ten days prior to qurbani
Q: If a person's qurbani was done in a country in which Eid was a day ahead and one's qurbani done on 10 Zul Hijjah , will one's qurbani be valid?
Q: Is it permissible to cut a sheep which has no tail for qurbani ?
Q: Is it permissible to use for Qurbani cattle below 2yrs,however this animal weighs the same, looks the same, and is fed the same food as the other 2yr old cattle?
Q: What are the acts which make ghusl obligatory?