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Question By : Khurshid

Assalamu Alaikum, I want to know that; Is it permissible to take meat slaughtered by shia Muslim?


Reply By : Asadullah Qasmi
Designation : Mufti, ODI, MMERC, Mumbai 

In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful
The answer to your question is as follow:

In principle, it is not permissible to eat the meat of Halaal animals slaughtered by non-Muslims. The meat of Halaal animals slaughtered by Christians and Jews are excluded from this general prohibition. Allah permits the meat of Halaal animals slaughtered by Christians and Jews that is with the condition of Zabah in ShariĄŻah, which includes reciting the name of Allah before slaughtering the animal.

As regards the meat of Halaal animals slaughtered by ShiĄŻas, that depends on their beliefs. It is well known fact that ShiĄŻas are different from the mainstream of Ahlus- Sunnah Wal Jamaa. The two sects have some very fundamental differences. It is authentically recorded that many ShiĄŻa scholars do not accept the Quran as is today. Literature in the regard could be provided. ShiĄŻas also do not accept the Ahaadith of Ahlus- Sunnah Wal Jamaa, do deny Hadith Mutawaatir like denying any Aayat of the Quran which is Kufr. They do not believe in the Khilaafat of Abu Bakr (RA) which was established through Ijmaa of the Sahaaba ¨C to deny anything established through Ijmaa of Sahaaba (RA)] is also Kufr. And Allah Knows The Be

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