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Saturday, October 27, 2012

WHAT ANIMALS MUST BE USED FOR QURBANI?


All seven participants have uniformity in Niyyah (i.e. either Qurbani or Aqeeqah). Only the following animals may be sacrificed for Qurbani:- Goat and Sheep with a minimum of 1 year each.------------- Cattle with a minimum of 2 years.--------------- Camels with a minimum of 5 years.
Each goat or sheep suffices for Qurbani for one Muslim male or female; whereas each head of cattle or camel could represent the Qurbani for seven Muslim males and females, provided that:-
All seven participants have uniformity in Niyyah (i.e. either Qurbani or Aqeeqah). All seven participants have uniformity in Niyyah (i.e. either Qurbani or Aqeeqah).
All seven have an equal share, nobody is to have a larger portion than another even at the time of the distribution of the meat.
It is permissible for less than seven people to have shares in a camel or a head of cattle for Qurbani; but not permissible for more than 7 people to do so.