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Who is Qurbani compulsory on? | Digital Islamic Guide

According to the majority of Muslims, Qurbaniis highly recommended, and as per the Hanafi madhab, it’s compulsory for any sane adult Muslim female or male who is wealthy over what they need.

If you’re able for Zakat in addition, you’ll be required to the Hanafi madhab to offer Qurbani.

“And complete the Hajj and ‘umrah for Allah. But if you are prevented, then [offer] what can be obtained with ease of sacrificial animals. And do not shave your heads until the sacrificial animal has reached its place of slaughter. And whoever among you is ill or has an ailment of the head [making shaving necessary must offer] a ransom of fasting [three days] or charity or sacrifice. And when you are secure, then whoever performs ‘umrah [during the Hajj months] followed by Hajj [offers] what can be obtained with ease of sacrificial animals. And whoever cannot find [or afford such an animal] – then a fast of three days during Hajj and of seven when you have returned [home].”

Qur’an 2:196

Who is Qurbani mandatory on?

In the Hanafi School of Thought asserts that the obligation to perform Qurbani is mandatory to:

  • Every sensible Muslim aged over (who have reached puberty)
  • Non-travelling persons
  • Individuals who have additional money that is not sufficient to meet their financial needs, which is in excess of (or greater than) the present level of the nisab (87.48 grams of gold, 612.36 kilograms of silver)

You can offer several sacrifices if you would like.

Exceptions for Qurbani Eligibility

In the context of the Qurbani, there are also several important exceptions. The list of exception people for Eid ul Adha Qurbani are:

  • Families living with lower than minimum wage for the particular country.
  • Households with female heads
  • Families that have disabled or elderly individuals
  • Children younger than five years old
  • Women who are pregnant
  • Breastfeeding mothers
  • Families that have no or little accessibility to markets

You should offer Qurbani if you are eligible to pay Zakat. To eliminate any confusion, you should visit your local imam. He can assist you if you have any questions or concerns about your ability for Qurbani.

Give a Prophetic Qurbani

Qurbani is classified as:

1 goat or sheep equals 1 Quurbani
1 cow equals 7 Qurbanis (1 Qurbani – 1/7th of the share)

When you give Qurbani to those in need, and ensure that they are provided with a crucial protein source during the joyous times that are Eid al-Adha.

Enjoy the benefits of the glorious times during Dhul Hijjah, give Qurbani today.



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