#….. Even if a child is wealthy and not mature, Qurbaani is still not Waajib on him due to which it is not necessary for a guardian to make Qurbaani on his behalf because for Qurbaani to become Waajib one has to be matured.
#….. If children are at an age of understanding they can be taken to the Eidgah otherwise they must not be taken along.
AN ANIMAL BOUGHT ON CREDIT
#….. It is not valid to make Qurbaani with an animal bought on credit because it is the possession of someone else.
If they (those who are scheduled to receive money) make Qurbaani without the permission of the heirs, then it is not valid and none of the shareholders’ Qurbaani will be done.
SLAUGHTERING A COW
Slaughtering a cow is proven from the Qur’aan and Hadith. Seven people can form a partnership in a big animal.
#….. On laying the animal down facing the Qiblah, it is better to recite this verse:
إنى وجهت وجهى للذى فطر السموت والأرض حنيفا وما أنا من المشركين ان صلاتى ونسكى ومحياى ومماتى لله رب العالمين
Just before slaughtering, recite this Duaa:
اللهم منك ولك
Then say: بسم الله الله اكبر and slaughter the animal. After slaughtering recite this Duaa:
اللهم تقبله منى كما اقبلت من حبيبك محمد وخليلك ابراهيم عليهما الصلاة والسلام
If one is slaughtering on behalf of someone else then instead of “منى” say فلان” mentioning the name of the person.
A SAHIB-E-NISAAB (ONE UPON WHOM ZAKAAT IS OBLIGATIRY) PASSES AWAY DURING THE DAYS OF QURBAANI
#…..Qurbaani was compulsory upon a person. However, he did not make the Qurbaani and before the days of Qurbaani could pass, he passed away. The Qurbaani falls off such a person. It would have not been compulsory for him to bequest nor is it necessary upon the heirs to make Qurbaani on his behalf.
#…..If a sahib-e-nisaab passes away during the days of Qurbaani and he did not perform the Qurbaani of that year, then the compulsion of Qurbaani falls off from him.
A PERSON IN DEBT PERFORMING QURBAANI
The person who is in debt should worry about fulfilling his debt. He should not perform Qurbaani. However, if he did perform Qurbaani, he will be rewarded.
#….. The Qurbaani of an animal which is blind, squint, or a third or more of its sight is lost is not permissible.
#….. It is permissible to make Qurbaani of an animal which has a glare in its sight.
#…..Qurbaani of an animal that was born without ears is not valid. If there are ears, but a third or more of it is cut, then it will not be permissible for Qurbaani.
#…..If the animal was born with ears but they are very small, then it is valid to use it for Qurbaani. [Shaami]
#…..It is permissible to slaughter an animal for Qurbaani whose ears are cut length wise or it is torn towards the face and is hanging, or it is cut from behind, although it is not better.
It is not valid to slaughter an animal that is one-eyed.
#….. It is not permissible to sell the fat of a Qurbaani animal. If the person making Qurbaani or his agent sold the fat, it will be compulsory to give the proceeds as Sadaqah to someone who is eligible for receipt of Zakaat.
#….. When collective Qurbaani is made, a large amount of fat is gathered. The valid way to dispose of it is to sell it with the permission of all the shareholders and to donate the amount materialized towards the upkeep of poor students in a Madrasah or to make a deserving person the owner thereof.
A FAULT DEVELOPS WHILE WAITING TO SLAUGHTER
If a fault was made while preparing for slaughter, the leg broke or the eye became damaged, then there is no problem. The Qurbaani of such an animal is valid.
It is not permissible to slaughter faulty animals. However, if it has become faulty due to falling, jumping etc. at the time of slaughtering, then there is no problem. (It would be slaughtered.)