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To Slaughter an Animal with other than the name of Allah

Some people consider the animals that are slaughtered at the time of the Urs Shareef of the Awliyah Allah or during the Esaale Sawaab to be Haraam because the name of a Wali is taken at the time of slaughtering. They say that the law of "Wa Ma Uhil'la bihi lighairillah" applies, which means to make Zabah with the names of idols (besides Allah) like in the days of ignorance (Jahilliyah).

The Ahle Sunnah Wal Jama'at believes and practices that only the Name of Allah Ta’ala should be uttered at the time of slaughtering of an animal. The name of any Wali or idol is not taken at the time of Zabah (slaughter). If this is done, then this is considered to be Haraam. After the animal is slaughtered, the Sawaab is sent to the Rooh (soul) of the Wali. "Wa ma Uhil'la bihi lighairillah" refers to that animal which was slaughtered by calling a name other than that of Allah Ta'ala. In Arabia, during the time of ignorance, the Arabs would call the names of their idols at the time of slaughtering. Thus, through this verse of the Holy Quran, Allah Ta'ala made this unlawful. (Tafseer Khaazin) The animal that is slaughtered at the time of the Egyarwee Shareef (on the 11th of each Islamic month) of Sheikh Abdul Qaadir Jilani (alaihir rahmah) or during the Urs of any Wali Allah is done by uttering the words "Bismillahi Allahu Akbar." Therefore, the food is permissible to eat.