Eating the meat of a sacrificial animal slaughtered on the occasion of the Mawlid

Question: Is it permissible to eat from the meat slaughtered in commemoration of the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday) or any other birth anniversary?

Answer: Sacrificing animals on the occasion of commemorating the birth of a prophet or a Walee (pious person) to glorify them is judged as sacrificing an animal to other than Allaah, which is Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship)… read more here.


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