What is the ruling on forgetting to place the animal towards Qiblah at the time of slaughtering it? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions about forgetting to place the animal towards Qiblah at the time of slaughtering it.

Question: 1) Is the animal Haram if at the time of cutting its head, the person who is slaughtering it forgets or does not know to place it towards Qiblah? 2) Is the animal Haram if the person who is cutting its head, forgets to pronounce the name of God? And what is the ruling if he does not know the religious law?

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: 1) The animal is not Haram and there is no problem with eating it. 2) There is no problem if it is due to forgetfulness; but the animal becomes Haram if he did not know the religious decree.

Source: khamenei.ir

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