Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online was informed of the official announcement of the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia, inviting local Muslims to search for the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah 1441 on Monday evening – 29 Dhul-Qi’dah (20 July, 2020). Whoever sights the new moon – either with the naked eye or using a telescope or binoculars, is advised to promptly inform the local Sharee’ah court of their sighting, in shaa.-Allaah.
We shall hasten to publish news of the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah 1441 as soon as we receive the official decision and announcement of the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia, in shaa.-Allaah.
IMPORTANTLY: If you intend to offer the Qurbani | ‘Eed Sacrifice, then be sure to refrain from cutting your hair and nails before the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah until the slaughter is complete. Should you wish to offer the Qurbani | ‘Eed Sacrifice, then you can do so here.
The Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:
The Messenger of Allaah (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) also said:
Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen was asked: What is the correct opinion regarding the sacrifice [of ‘Eed al-Adh.haa]? The Shaykh responded:
Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan was asked: Is it permissible to pay the price of [having] the [udhiyah] sacrifice [carried out], or is it better to [personally] undertake the [udhiyah] sacrifice and take some of [the meat]? The Shaykh responded: