Tag Archives: Animal

Slaughtering of Animals – The Halal way (Video)

Praise be to Allah. Sacrifice is an act of worship, and worship can only be done for Allah alone; the one who does it for anyone other than Allah is a mushrik (polytheist). Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): "Say (O Muhammad Sallallahu alayhi wassallam): "Verily, my Salat (prayer), my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, the Lord of the 'Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists)." "He has no partner. And of this I have been commanded, and I am the first of the Muslims."" [Surah al-An’am 6:162-163] Also, Allah says: "Forbidden to you (for food) are: Al-Maytatah (the dead animals - cattle-beast not slaughtered), blood, the Read more ...

Zabiha – Meat Madness

In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth There is no doubt that there is great confusion regarding the permissibility of meats in certain countries, especially in the United States, and regarding what is lawful and what is unlawful to consume. Adding to this confusion are some of the terms used in the process. Halal and Zabiha Once while dining at a person’s house in the US, the host pointed out to a guest from the UK that a particular dish on the table was zabiha and that another was halal. The bewildered guest had never heard of the term zabiha used in this context. Literally, zabiha (more accurately written, dhabiha) means “slaughtered Read more ...

Picture Perfect : Cattles for Sacrifice

Allah says in the The Holy Quran, Surah Al Hajj [22:28] ""That they may witness the benefits (provided) for them, and celebrate the name of Allah, through the Days appointed, over the cattle which He has provided for them (for sacrifice): then eat ye thereof and feed the distressed ones in want." Also Read : Picture Perfect : It is your Piety that reaches Him Read more ...

Picture Perfect : It is your Piety that reaches Him

The Holy Quran, Surah Al Hajj, 22:36-37 "The sacrificial camels we have made for you as among the symbols from Allah: in them is (much) good for you: then pronounce the name of Allah over them as they line up (for sacrifice): when they are down on their sides (after slaughter), eat ye thereof, and feed such as (beg not but) live in contentment, and such as beg with due humility: thus have We made animals subject to you, that ye may be grateful. It is not their meat nor their blood, that reaches Allah: it is your piety that reaches Him: He has thus made them subject to you, that ye may glorify Allah for His Guidance to you and proclaim the good news to Read more ...

Allah loves us more than our mothers

A man once came to Prophet Muhammad (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) carrying with him his belongings and a box. He said, “O Prophet! While I was passing through a jungle, I heard the voice of some bird’s babies. I took them and put them in this box. The moment I did that, their mother came fluttering round my head.” And the Prophet said, “Put them down”. When the man put the box on the ground, the mother of the young birds joined them. Seeing this, the Prophet asked the man who now had a look of surprise on his face, “Are you surprised by the affection of the mother towards her young? I swear by Him (Almighty Allah) who has sent me, surely, Allah Read more ...

Q&A : Islamic method of slaughtering Animals appears ruthless??

Question : Why do Muslims slaughter the animal in a ruthless manner by torturing it and slowly and painfully killing it? Answer by Dr Zakir Naik The Islamic method of slaughtering animals, known as Zabiha has been the object of much criticism from a large number of people. One may consider the following points, which prove that the Zabiha method is not only humane but also scientifically the best: Islamic method of slaughtering animal : Zakkaytum is a verb derived from the root word Zakah (to purify). Its infinitive is Tazkiyah which means purification. The Islamic mode of slaughtering an animal requires the following conditions to be met: Animal Read more ...