I was reading this question about the permissibility of Organ donation in Islam. The answer is very detailed and helpful. So it got me thinking about whether a non-Muslim, say a Hindu or a Jew, can donate an organ to a Muslim.

Does the faith of the donor makes any difference in the permissibility of the donation/transplant?

Thank you.


A non-Muslim can donate an organ to a Muslim. Pay attention some of non-Muslims are kafir and they are unclean (najis), in this situation donation is allowed,too If the life of Muslim be in danger.

When the organ is exited from non-Muslim 's body, It becomes clean and can transplanted to Muslim 's body, and while Muslim 's blood circulates in organ, It becomes a part of Muslim 's body.

This organ doesn't need wergild but if it is possible It 's better to get the satisfaction of avenger of blood.(Ayatollah noori hamedani,Q:1006)

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    "This oragan doesn't need village but if it is possible It 's better to get the satisfaction of avenger of blood." - What does that mean?? – aasheq Jun 14 '15 at 21:28
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    @beautifulmind I still don't understand what that means – Daniel Jul 2 '15 at 17:46
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    @Daniel ,it means that you are not forced to pay diyah for that organ and it 's better to take Permission of avenger of blood of organ giver (wali aldam). – beautiful mind Jul 3 '15 at 0:51

No, the faith of the donor doesn't make a difference at all. There's no evidence to say that a person being a disbeliever is considered "different" in regards to body from a believer.

What differs is the belief system but we all have the same organs.

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