Slaughtering for the Guest
Shaykh Muqbil bin Hādī Al-Wādi'ī, Rahimahullah
Q: Is slaughtering for the guest considered slaughtering for other than Allah?
A: Honoring the guest is for the sake of Allah عز وجل, and the Messenger - صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم
There exists a common confusion among the people in assuming an action to be sound simply because they see the vast majority practicing it. Consider shaking hands immediately following the Tasleem as an example. Before one can remember his Rabb and send the Salawat upon His Messenger (صلى الله
The Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said:
"Whoever innovates anything into our affair that is not from it shall have it rejected"
-Narrated by Bukhari and Muslim, and the narration from Muslim states: "Whoever does an act that is not in accordance with our affair shall have
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