Is Organ Donation Permissible

share this pageShare Page
Faith IQ

Channel: Faith IQ

Topics: Islam QA

Episode Notes

Is organ donation permissible in Islam?

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi explicitly clarifies and provides clear understanding of the terms and conditions for this to be made permissible.

Episode Transcript

© No part of this transcript may be copied or referenced or transmitted in any way whatsoever. Transcripts are auto-generated and thus will be be inaccurate. We are working on a system to allow volunteers to edit transcripts in a controlled system.


00:00:00--> 00:00:03

Are we allowed to donate our organs after we die?

00:00:06--> 00:00:47

Our scholars have said that organs can be donated if you are giving them to somebody who needs them and not for the sake of research or whatnot, bodies should be preserved as much as possible that includes corpses. So Muslims don't just hand over their corpses or their dead to people to dissect into whatnot. Our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, breaking the bones of a corpse is just as sinful as breaking the bones of a living person, a corpse is somewhat sacred, we protect the corpse However, if there is an organ that will save the life of another person, so a heart transplant or a kidney transplant or liver transplant, then obviously in this case, if we have

00:00:47--> 00:01:04

permission from the person before he died, or if the family and relatives all come together and they say we have another brother or a sister, we need this organ, then a shallow tada it would be permitted to take a necessary and essential organ and give it to a person whose life will be saved and Allah subhana wa tada knows