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10. Slaughtering

10. Slaughtering

1. Details
2. Proof
3. Jurisprudence
4. Prohibited Acts
5. Timing

10. Slaughtering   1. Details

It is preferable for one on Hajj to say on the occasion of slaughtering the Offering, "In the name of Allah, and Allah is the Greatest. O Allah! shower Your blessings and peace unto Muhammad and unto his family. O Allah! this is from You and to You, accept (it) from me."

10. Slaughtering   2. Proof

1. Allah, the Almighty, says, "If any one wishes to continue the `Umrah on to the Hajj, he must make an offering such as he can afford."

2. Describing the Hajj performed by the Prophet (peace be upon him) Jabir reported, "And the total sum of camels brought by `Ali from Yemen, and those brought by the Prophet (peace be upon him) from Medina was one hundred (camels)."

3. Then he (the Narrator) said, " He (the Prophet) slew sixty-three camels by his own hands and then ordered `Ali to slay the rest (of them)."
4. Jabir (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "The Mount `Arafah as a whole is considered as an attending place, Mina is a place of sacrifice, Muzdalifah is an attending place, and all Mecca's mountain passes are a route and a place of sacrifice."

10. Slaughtering   3. Jurisprudence
1. Slaughtering after the Jamrah of Al-`Aqabah by other than performers of Ifrad Hajj  Necessary Necessary Necessary Necessary
2. The offering should be free of all blemishes affecting its validity as a sacrifice  Requisite Requisite Requisite Requisite
3. Driving the offering within or out of the Sacred Precincts or taking it to `Arafah  Supererogatory Requisite Supererogatory Supererogatory
4. Slaughtering the offering on the Day of Sacrifice and two days after it Permissible Permissible It is permissible on the Feast Day and three days after  Permissible
5. Slaughtering the offering within the Sacred Precincts  Necessary Necessary Necessary Necessary
6. Slaughtering the offering at Mina  Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory
7. Slaughtering a six-month-old sheep as sacrifice  Whatever of one year old is sufficient  Whatever of one year old is sufficient  Sufficient Sufficient
8. Slaughtering five-year-old camels  Sufficient Sufficient Sufficient Sufficient
9. Slaughtering two-year-old cows and buffaloes  Sufficient Whatever of three years and approaching four is sufficient  Sufficient Sufficient
10. Undertaking the slaughtering oneself  Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory
11. Slaughtering camels with their left forelegs tied  Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory
12. Directing the offering towards Qiblah and saying, "Bism-ellah" and "Allah-u-akbar" Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory Supererogatory

10. Slaughtering   4. Prohibited Acts
1. Slaughtering an animal a great part of whose ear or tail is cut Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient
2. Slaughtering an animal which is blind or one-eyed Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient
3. Slaughtering an animal which
nd skinny
Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient
4. Slaughtering a lame animal that can not even walk to the slaughtering yard Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient
5. Slaughtering an animal whose fore or hind leg is maimed or cut Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient Insufficient

10. Slaughtering   5. Timing

It begins after throwing the Jamrah of Al-`Aqabah to the end of the Day of Sacrifice, the 12th of Dhul-Hijjah (the 13th of Dhul-Hijjah acccording to the Shafi`i jurists).

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