I am soft-hearted and can not perform `qurbani` myself. can some body do on my behalf?

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i am soft-hearted and can not perform `qurbani` myself. can some body do on my behalf? 


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Sacrifice soft hearted

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Although it would obviously be best if one offers the sacrifice oneself, there is absolutely no harm and no restriction in Shariah, if for whatever reason one wishes to appoint a ‘wakeel’ and/or nominate someone else to offer the sacrifice on their behalf.  It is expected that their Lord Most Gracious will accept their worship of sacrifice and not reduce or diminish their rewards in the least, Insha Allah.


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone.  Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength


Your brother and well wisher in Islam,





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