Fatwa: # 37925
Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aq...
Country: United Arab Emirates
Date: 12th April 2019


Sacrifice Before Building


Assalamu alaikum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu..

Is it necessary to slaughter any animal before casting the concrete for footings..?? Am jus confussed with the people around me

Please give me the solution..

Jazakkallahu khair..


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is not necessary to slaughter an animal before casting the concrete for the footings of a building. This practice has no basis in shari‘a. It is incorrect to do so believing it to be necessary.[1]

And Allah Ta‘ālā Knows Best.

Checked and Approved by:
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



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مسند أحمد ط الرسالة (٢٨/٣٧٣)  

١٧١٤٤ - حدثنا الضحاك بن مخلد، عن ثور، عن خالد بن معدان، عن عبد الرحمن بن عمرو السلمي، عن عرباض بن سارية، قال: صلى لنا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم الفجر، ثم أقبل علينا، فوعظنا موعظة بليغة، ذرفت لها الأعين، ووجلت منها القلوب، قلنا أو قالوا: يا رسول الله، كأن هذه موعظة مودع، فأوصنا. قال: " أوصيكم بتقوى الله والسمع والطاعة وإن كان عبدا حبشيا، فإنه من يعش منكم يرى بعدي اختلافا كثيرا، فعليكم بسنتي وسنة الخلفاء الراشدين المهديين، وعضوا عليها بالنواجذ، وإياكم ومحدثات الأمور، فإن كل محدثة بدعة، وإن كل بدعة ضلالة

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