Fatwa: # 45913
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: African Country
Date: 10th August 2020


Speaking between Tasmiyah and slaughtering the animal - Is the Qurbani in order?


Respected Mufti, if a person read all duas for qurbani thereafter engaged in some conversation, then slaughtered the qurbani sheep without reciting anything, is it in order?


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

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

In principle, the Tasmiyah remains valid for a slaughter within that Majlis (sitting).[1]

Accordingly, provided you did not become occupied for a prolonged period with conversation regarding some other matter to the extent that an onlooker would consider you to be occupied in something besides the slaughter, the Qurbani slaughter will be valid and Halal.

Generally, at the time of slaughter, one is occupied with the slaughter and any conversation that occurs is within the context of steadying/calming the animal and attempting to slaughter it. Therefore, such conversation between the Tasmiyah and the actual slaughter will be overlooked and the Qurbani will be valid. 


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Bilal Yusuf Pandor

Student Darul Iftaa

Lusaka, Zambia

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai


الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار وجامع البحار (ص: 641) [1]

(والمعتبر الذبح عقب التسمية قبل تبدل المجلس) حتى لو أضجح شاتين إحداهما فوق الاخرى فذبحهما ذبحة واحدة بتسمية واحدة حلا، بخلاف ما لو ذبحهما على التعاقب، لان الفعل يتعدد فتتعدد التسمية

ذكره الزيلعي في الصيد

ولو سمى الذابح ثم اشتغل بأكل أو

شرب ثم ذبح إن طال وقطع الفور حرم، وإلا لا، وحد الطول ما يستثكره الناظر، وإذا حد الشفرة ينقطع الفور



الأجوبة الخفيفة فى مذهب الإمام أبى حنيفة النعمانس_ج (ص: 106)

وتشترط التسمية من الذابح حال الذبح أو حال الرمى لصيد أو حال الإرسال، والمعتبر الذبح عقب التسمية قبل تبدل المجلس،



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