Kosher

Is it allowed for Muslims to use Kosher meat? Second query is about the fast food service of McDonald Burgers and Burger King series of restaurants who are American based restaurants but they are also selling their food products in Pakistan and other Islamic countries. Do you know what type of meat they are providing? I am in Germany, and we Muslims do not take any meat item from such places.

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Vegetarianism

Can a Muslim be a vegetarian?

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Cannibalism

I would be grateful if you could enlighten us on the subject of cannibalism and Islam.

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Meat Of The Animals Slaughtered By Non-Muslim

I have been living in the U.S for over 20 years and have been fighting this war of "Zabiha Meat” with lot of people. My question is that can I buy beef, for example, from average market which was never prepared or prayed upon by Muslim slaughter way? People argue that in Al-An’am it clearly says: Eat not of (meat) on which Allah's name hath not been pronounced: That would be impiety. But the evil ones ever inspire their friends to contend with you if you were to obey them, you would indeed be Pagans." (Q. 6:121) Therefore, meat has to be prayed upon by Muslim with Allah's name before it can be eaten by Muslim.

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Fasting After Eid Prayer Till Offering The Sacrifice

It is said that one should remain fasting after Eid al-Azha congregation and should do iftaar with the meat of the offered animal. Please comment.

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Eating Fish Without Slaughtering?

Why fish is halal without slaughtering?

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Invoking Allah’s Name While Slaughtering And The Status Of The Food Prepared By Ahl e Kitab

I was having a discussion with a group of friends on halāl meat and would appreciate if you could shed some light on this topic. Allāh has permitted us to eat the flesh of animals slaughtered by Ahl-i Kitāb. Here in the UK the meat that is generally available is approved by the church (though I have not confirmed this). I think the only condition they have is that the blood be drained (again this is contentious as stunning is used). However, assuming it is approved by the Church, would it make this meat permissible for Muslims to consume although the people who may be slaughtering the animals may be atheists / non-Christian / non-Jews? Can we follow the assumption that the UK is a Christian country? I found this reference on another site, islamqa.com

If a Muslim or a kitābī (Jew or Christian) slaughters an animal for meat, and it is not known whether he mentioned the name of Allāh while slaughtering it or not, it is permissible to eat from it, and the one who eats it should say the name of Allāh, because of the report that was narrated by al-Bukhāri (2057) from ‘Ā’ishah (may Allāh be pleased with her), that some people said: O Messenger of Allāh, some people bring meat to us, and we do not know whether they invoked the name of Allāh while [preparing it] it or not. The Messenger of Allāh (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) said: “Invoke the name of Allāh over it and eat.”
Thank you.
Abdul Bāsiṭ
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حلال و حرام گوشت کو ایک ساتھ پکانا

مغربی ممالک میں حلال اور حرام گوشت کو ایک بڑے سے توے پر آئل ڈال کر ایک ساتھ تلا جاتا ہے اور اسے ایک ہی کانٹے (fork) کے ساتھ الٹتے پلٹتے ہوئے پکاتے ہیں اور پھر انھیں الگ الگ کرکے گاہکوں کو دے دیا جاتا ہے۔ کیا اس طرح سے پکا ہوا حلال گوشت کھانا جائز ہے؟

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غیر ذبیحہ کا گوشت

اسلام میں ان لوگوں کا کیا حکم ہے جو غیر مسلم ممالک میں رہتے ہیں اور غیر ذبیحہ کا گوشت کھاتے ہیں؟ کیا غیر مسلم ملکوں میں رہتے ہوئے بھی ہمیں کھانے کے لیے ذبیحہ ہی کا گوشت تلاش کرنا چاہیے؟ اور اگر وہ نہ مل سکے تو کیا کیا جائے؟

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اللہ کے نام کے بغیر ذبح کیے ہوئے جانور کا گوشت

UK کے ایک سفر میں ایک مسلمان دوست نے مجھ سے ایک سوال کیا کہ قرآن میں اس جانور کو تو حرام قرار دیا گیا ہے جس پر بوقتِ ذبح غیر اللہ کا نام لیا گیا ہو یا وہ اللہ کے علاوہ کسی اور کے لیے ذبح کیا گیا ہو، لیکن اگر صورتِ معاملہ یہ ہو کہ کسی جانور پر ذبح کے وقت نہ اللہ کا نام لیا جائے اور نہ ہی کسی اور کا، جیسے کہ UK وغیرہ میں جانوروں کو الیکٹریکل مشینوں یا اسی طرح کے دوسرے ذرائع سے ذبح کیا جاتا ہے ، تو ایسے جانوروں کا گوشت حلال ہو گا یا وہ بھی حرام ہو جائے گا؟ میں چونکہ کوئی ا سکالر یا عالم نہیں ہوں ، اس لیے اپنے دوست کو جواب دینے میں آپ کی رہنمائی چاہتا ہوں؟

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