I slaughtered a sacrificial animal as Fidyah (ransom) following a Fatwa that reached me. I slaughtered it in one of the slaughterhouses of
, specifically in Al-Masfalah, and I distributed the meat among the poor there. Is this considered distributing the meat among the poor people of
Al-Haram (all areas within the Sacred Sanctuary of Makkah)?
Are the poor of
the poor of
I did not take anything from it, but I gave to some relatives living in
. I visited them and they prepared food from it and I ate with them. Am I committed to something for eating this meat with them? Moreover, if a pilgrim offers Fidyah (ransom), is his Hajj incomplete? Is there a Hajj required from him after that?
A sacrificial animal which is slaughtered for having committed a prohibited act or omitting an obligation should be distributed among (Part No. 10; Page No. 212
A sacrificial animal which is slaughtered for having committed a prohibited act or omitting an obligation should be distributed among (Part No. 10; Page No. 212) the poor of
Al-Haram (all areas within the Sacred Sanctuary of Makkah) They are the poor within the boundaries of Makkah whether inside or outside
Makkah ;whether they are residents in
Makkah or visitors. Whoever offers this ransom should not eat from the meat of the sacrificial animal because it is an expiation.As for the ransom of Tamattu` Hajj (`Umrah during the months of Hajj followed by Hajj in the same year with a break in between), Qiran Hajj (combining Hajj and `Umrah without a break in between) or voluntary sacrifices, there is no harm in eating from them. Allah (Exalted be He) says:
Then, when they are down on their sides (after slaughter), eat thereof, and feed the needy who does not ask (men), and the beggar who asks (men).
May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.