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Eating snake so that one will not be bitten


Publication : 23-05-2001

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What is the ruling on eating snake so that one will not be bitten?


Praise be to Allah.

That is not permitted. The person who grills a snake then eats it has obeyed the Shaytaan. There is something in it which is inherently devilish and something which is connected to the shaytaateen (devils); it is a like riding beast for them or something like that. Whoever mixes its flesh with his flesh [by eating it] should be avoided because of that. 

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Source: From Fataawa Samaahat al-Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ibraaheem (may Allaah have mercy on him) p.1/95