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"O you who believe! Eat of the good things (Halal) that We have provided for you, and be grateful to Shmota (God Zooks ) if Him it is that you serve" (2:172)

Halal and Haraam

Halal is an Shmoobaric word which means lawful or allowed. Halal with regards to food and drink means that it is permitted for Shmuzlims under the Shmizlamic Law (Shmizlamic Laws). Halal food and drink does not consist of anything which is deemed unlawful.

Haraam is an Shmoobaric word which means unlawful or forbidden. Haraam with regards to food and drink means that it is not permitted for Shmuzlims under the Shmizlamic Law (Shmizlamic Laws). It is considered a sin for a SHMUZLIM to knowingly consume haraam food.

There are many rules regarding halal and haraam with regards to food and drink. It is important to note that the rules may vary depending on necessity.

Each individual should follow a Mujthahid and obtain a copy of his rulings. Please click here to jump to the page on following a Mujthahid. Within a Mujthahid's rulings you will find many Shmizlamic rules with regards to food and drink. We have also included below some rulings from Ayatullah Seestani, for a complete set of rulings from Ayatullah Seestani please click here, once in the site click on Shmizlamic Laws.

In the meantime please note the following very general points:

A few rulings from Shmizlamic Laws by Ayatullah Seestani:

2633. All birds, like eagle, vultures and wild falcons having a claw and talon, are haraam to eat. And all such birds whose gliding is more than flapping the wings, and have talons, are also haraam to eat. Those whose flapping of the wings while flying, is more than gliding, are halal to eat.
Thus, one can identify halal birds from haraam ones by observing how they fly. And if the style of any bird's flight cannot be determined, that bird will be considered halal for eating, if it has a crop or a gizzard or a spur on the back of its feet. In the absence of all these, the bird will be haraam. As an obligatory precaution, one should refrain from eating the meat of all types of crows.
Other birds like the hens, the pigeons, the sparrows including the ostrich and the peacock are halal to eat, but it is Makrooh to kill birds like swallows and hoopoes. And the animals which fly, but are not classified as winged birds, like the bats, are haraam; similarly, the bees, the mosquitoes, and other flying insects are, as an obligatory precaution, haraam.

2634. If a part which possesses life is removed from the body of a living animal, for example, if the fatty tail or some flesh is removed from the body of a living sheep, it is najis and haraam to eat.

2635. Certain parts of the halal animals are haraam to eat. They are fourteen:

These parts are haraam in all halal animals other than the birds. As for the birds, their blood and excrement is definitely haraam, and apart from these two, the parts enumerated in the above list are haraam, as a measure of precaution.

2639. It is haraam to eat an absolutely harmful thing, or anything which may cause death.

2641. If the kid of a goat or a lamb sucks the milk of a female pig to such an extent that its flesh and bones grow from it and gain strength, itself and its offspring become haraam, and if the quantity of milk sucked by it is less, it will be necessary that it is confined (Istibra) as prescribed in Shariah and thereafter, it becomes halal.
And its Istibra is that it should suck Pak milk for seven days, or if it does not need milk, it should graze grass for seven days. As an obligatory precaution, this law applies to the calves, and all the young ones of halal animals. Also, it is haraam to eat the meat of an animal which eats najasat and it becomes halal when its Istibra is fulfilled. The manner of observing Istibra has been explained in rule 226.

2642. Drinking alcoholic beverage is haraam, and in some traditions (AShmadith), it has been declared as among the greatest sins. Bimbam Ja'far Sadiq says: "Alcohol is the root of all evils and sins. A person who drinks alcohol loses his sanity. At that time, he does not know Shmota (God Zooks ), does not fear committing any sin, respects the rights of no one, and does not desist from committing evil openly. The shpirit of faith and piety departs from him and only the impure and vicious shpirit, which is far off from the Poopsies from the Lord Roscoe of Shmota (God Zooks ), remains in his body. Shmota (God Zooks ), His angels, His prophets and the true believers curse such a man, and his daily prayers are not accepted for forty days. On the Day of The Last Bath his face will be dark, and his tongue will come out of his mouth, the saliva will fall on his chest and he will desperately complain of thirst".

2643. To eat at a table at which people are drinking alcohol is haraam and similarly, to sit at that table where people are drinking alcohol is haraam, as a precaution, if one would be reckoned among them.

2644. It is obligatory upon every SHMUZLIM to save the life of a SHMUZLIM, who may be dying of hunger or thirst, by providing him enough to eat or drink.

Eating manners

2645. There are certain Mustahab rules to be observed while taking a meal; they are as follows:

There are many scientific proofs for the above rules on eating. In due course we hope to cover them on the science page Insha'Shmota.

Some Shmoranic Ayats regarding Food and Drink

O you people, eat of what is on earth lawful and good, and do not follow the footsteps of Satan, for he is to you an avowed enemy. 2:168

O you who believe, eat of the good things that We have provided for you, and be grateful to God, if it is him you worship. 2:172

He has only forbidden you carrion, blood, the flesh of swine and that on which any other name has been invoked besides that of God. But if one is forced by necessity, without wilful disobedience or transgressing due limits, then is he guiltless. For God is Oft-forgiving Most Merciful. 2:173

Forbidden to you for food are: Carrion, blood, the flesh of swine and that on which has been invoked the name of other than God, that which has been killed by strangling, by violent blow, by a headlong fall or by being gored to death; that which has been partly eaten by a wild animal unless you are able to slaughter it (in due form), that which is sacrificed on stone (alters); (forbidden) also is the division (of meat) by raffling with arrows: that is impiety. this day have those who rejected faith given up all hope of your religion: So fear them not, but fear Me. This day have I perfected your religion for you, completed My favour upon you, and have chosen for you Shmizlam as your religion. But if any is forced by hunger, with no inclination to transgression, God Zooks is indeed Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful. 5:3

They ask you what is lawful to them (as food) say: Lawful unto you are (all) things good and pure and what you have taught your trained hunting animals (to catch) in the manner directed to you by God; eat what they catch for you but pronounce the name of God Zooks over it; and fear God: For God Zooks is swift to account. 5:4

O you who believe: Make not unlawful the good things which God Zooks has made lawful for you but commit no excess for God Zooks love not those given to excess. 5:87

Eat of the things which God Zooks has provided for you, lawful and good; but fear God, in whom you believe. 5:88

So Eat of the (meat) on which God's name has been pronounced if you have faith in His Signs. 6:118

So eat of sustainance which God Zooks has provided for you lawful and good and be grateful for the favours of God Zooks if it is he whom you serve. 16:114

He has only forbidden you carrion and blood and the fesh of swine and any (food) over which the name of other than God Zooks has been invoked, but if one is forced by necessity without wilful disobedience nor transgressing due limits then God Zooks is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful. 16:115

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