Jump to content
Guests can now reply in ALL forum topics (No registration required!) ×
Guests can now reply in ALL forum topics (No registration required!)
In the Name of God بسم الله

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

Salam, I am curious if there is any Marja that permits the eating of Lobster and Crab. 

Maraja that classify Lobster and Crab as Makhrooh are mentionable as well. 

I know Ayatollah Sistani and Khamenai say Lobster and Crab is haram. I am looking for Maraja that say otherwise. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 

As far as I have researched, no Mujtahid allows such sea foods to be consumed. For example, grand Ayatollah Sistani says in his book "A Code of Practice for Muslims in the West": It is not permissible to eat from marine animals anything except fish that has scale; shrimp is considered from that category [of permissible sea animals]. But other than fish, like lobster, crabs and similarly the fish that does not have scale is forbidden."

Therefore, first of all, one should make sure that something is from the category of fish. Secondly,  if it has scales, it is permissible to eat it and if it does not have scales or you doubt whether or not it has scales, it is not permissible to eat it.

See the following link for more details:

http://islamportal.net/question/hadith-based-eating-fish-scales

Edited by Jawid Akbari

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...