Hot answers tagged

11 votes
Accepted

Is horsemeat Halal?

Salam. There are two views regarding eating meat of horse. I will try to write both below. But I will try to clear before that there is no order in Quran about the horse being halal or haram. So we ...
7 votes
Accepted

What is the authenticity of the hadith "if you eat meat for 40 days, those qualities will come within you"?

The exact words that you quoted are not in any Sunni book that I have come across. However, a hadith attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Tālib — not to the Prophet — was documented by Muhammad al-Munawi in ...
  • 14.6k
5 votes
Accepted

Why do Muslims not share the meat of sacrifice with non-Muslims?

Why don't you share some meat with him? Who told you that Muslims can't share the meat of sacrifice to their non-Muslim friends? I have never heard of such ruling. The meat that is given to the poor (...
5 votes

Is horsemeat Halal?

Eating horse is makruh according to the Hanafi and Maliki madhab. Their evidence includes: In the Quran 16:5-7, Allah mentions cattle and the various benefits that may be derived from them including ...
  • 24.9k
4 votes

What makes halal slaughter really halal?

Because Halal slaughter is intended to inflict the least pain on the animal by cutting the arteries which suddenly drains the brain from blood and renders the animal brain-dead and thus unable to ...
  • 3,901
4 votes

Is it permissible to eat chicken and beef in a non-Muslim country?

Well as we know Surat al-Maida is one of the last revealed (revealed after the treaty of Hudaibiah) Surat of the Quran! And in verse 5 you can read the following: "All the good and pure things ...
  • 44.5k
4 votes

How important is eating halal meat?

There are differences in opinion as to what is regarded as halal. This depends on which madhab(school of law) or scholarly opinions you follow. It is clear that no meat can be consumed without saying ...
4 votes
Accepted

Looking for references for meat to be valid only if a muslim or ahlu kitab slaughters it

The conditions for halal slaughtering Basically food is made of some ingredients among them you may find meat or flesh so the general ruling allowing to eat the food of the people of the book in (5:5) ...
  • 1,321
4 votes
Accepted

Is eating chicken wings in Texas permissible?

You have answered your own question. Just use a bit of deductive reasoning:- Muslims cannot eat meat that is not Halal and Zabiha Texas restaurants are not halal except when they are clearly ...
  • 9,403
3 votes
Accepted

Is eating properly slaughtered meat in a Christian country halal?

The major requirements of halal slaughter are: It must be done by Zabiha 5:3 It must be done by a believing Muslim, Jew or Christian 5:5 Allah's name must be pronounced at the slaughter 6:121 The ...
  • 24.9k
3 votes
Accepted

Is Egyptian vulture (pharaoh's chicken) meat halal?

Egyptian vultures are birds of prey. Birds of prey are clearly haram as the Prophet forbade it. Ibn 'Abbas reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) prohibited the eating of all fanged beasts of prey, ...
  • 4,669
3 votes
Accepted

Is it permissible to eat meat in Western restaurants given that it is permissible to eat meat from People of the Book?

TL;DR: According to the Qur'an, ahadith, and fatawa, it's generally permissible to eat meat slaughtered by People of the Book provided we say the name of Allah over it, and provided the animal was ...
3 votes

If Subway staff mistakenly add meat to my sandwich, is it halal to eat after removing the meat?

Well if you ate it without the meat everything should be fine inchaAllah: If you ordered a sandwich without meat and when eating found out there is meat inside, and didn't continue eating the meat, ...
  • 44.5k
3 votes

Is there a way I could be forgiven if I intentionally eat non halal meat

The answer to "Is it possible to be forgiven for [blah] by Allah?" is going to be "Yes." See Does Allah forgive every sin? He who seeks repentance (from the Lord) before the rising of the sun from ...
3 votes

How often should we eat meat?

It's a matter of achieving a balance that works for you; there's a wide range that's halal. There's a unspecific restriction in the Qur'an: O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, ...
3 votes

What is the authenticity of the hadith "do not make your stomach a graveyard of animals"?

The hadith that you quoted is not in any Sunni book that I have come across. Some have attributed this saying to Abū al-'Alā' al-Ma'arri but without citing references. An unattributed saying (...
  • 14.6k
3 votes
Accepted

Is Turkey haram to eat?

Allah the almighty said in the Qur'an: Say, "I do not find within that which was revealed to me [anything] forbidden to one who would eat it unless it be a dead animal or blood spilled out or the ...
  • 44.5k
3 votes

Is Turkey haram to eat?

Turkey is halal. Birds that are haram are those which hunt with their talons, and Turkeys do not do that: نهى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عن كل ذي ناب من السباع وعن كل ذي مخلب من الطير Allah's ...
  • 24.9k
3 votes
Accepted

Why camel meat does not break wudu in Hanafi fiqh?

According to the Hanbali madhab, camel meat is a nullifier of wudu and hence it is obligatory to repeat wudu after eating it. Their evidence is the hadith: أن رجلا سأل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ...
  • 24.9k
2 votes

Is it permissible to eat chicken and beef in a non-Muslim country?

It is considered as a haram meat if you eat meat in non-Muslim countries. (Totally, from the viewpoint of Shiite school of thought). Unless it be clear that the (Muslim) Zabiha or slaughterer (Zabiha) ...
2 votes

Does Allah give the human population exclusive right, to kill and eat any other baser animal life forms?

I don't know what "exclusive right" in the question precisely means, but Allah created other hunting, meat-eating animals besides humans. So I think it's safe to say humans don't have exclusive ...
2 votes

Why is eating meat haram?

I'm sorry I can't give you an honest answer, most of what I'll say will be my personal (non-religious) opinion. Why hasn't also our religion evolved like everything else had? I think many factors ...
  • 194
2 votes
Accepted

Which meat is halal and which is not in Islam?

As a brief answer, haram meat creatures are divided into several categories (in general): All of the sea creatures which do not have scales. Among land creatures, pigs, dogs, predatory creatures ...
2 votes

Is offering Salaah directly after eating non-vegetarian food permissible?

There's a hadith addressing this: Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) ate of the meat of a shoulder (by cutting the meat with his teeth), and then got up and offered the prayer without performing ...
2 votes
Accepted

stunning animals before slaughter - different opinions

You already quoted 5:1 but if you go further you can read: ... Lawful for you are the animals of grazing livestock except for that which is recited to you [in this Qur'an] - ... So we are told ...
  • 44.5k
2 votes
Accepted

Eating meat compulsory?

I haven’t heard about the hadith which you have mentioned, it will be better if you provide the citation (Book Names, Hadith No etc), but I will give viewpoint of many Islamic Scholars on the same ...
2 votes

What are the conditions for meat to be halal if the animal was slaughtered by the people of the book?

How many scholars hold this opinion , and what are they basing it on? My impression is that the Shafis hold this opinion and they base it on the literal meaning of أوتوا الكتاب and أوتوا الكتاب من ...
  • 24.9k
2 votes

Explanation for hadith "Were it not for Bani Israel, meat would not decay"

There are numerous commentaries on this hadith. I am providing below the commentaries by Al-'Asqalani and Al-Nawawi. Were it not for Bani Israel, meat would not decay In Fat'h Al-Bari (Arabic: فتح ...
  • 14.6k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible