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  • Slaughtering two sheep for the 'Aqeeqah of a baby boy All perfect Date: 9-4-2023

    Why did Prophet(SAW) asked people to slaughter 1 goat for girl and 2 goats for babyboys for Aqeeqah? what is the reason to this differenciation? .. More

  • Slaughtering the ‘Aqeeqah or the Udhhiyah in a Different Country than that of the One Offering It Date: 22-1-2021

    I am having a boy and for aqiqah i know i need to sacrifice 2 goats but i wanted to know if it is permissible to sacrifice 1 goat in uk and 1 goat in Bangladesh as we originate from there. .. More

  • The Wisdom Behind Sacrifice of Eid Al-Adh-ha and Aqeeqah Date: 14-5-2018

    السلاك عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاتهA Christian is asking how does sacrificing an animal at Eid-Adha get one closer to Allah?He is also asking for the reason for aqeeqah, why is it done? Is it similar to the Jewish Passover?Please reply very soon .. More

  • Distributing sweets upon birth of new baby Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can we distribute sweets among our neighbours and relatives for the newborn baby, not taking it as part of the Shariah, but in order to show happiness. I am asking as everyone ask for sweets, so is it allowed? .. More

  • Offering ‘Aqeeqah for more than one child on same day Date: 28-12-2017

    As I work in Saudi Arabia, I have not been able to do my three children's ‘Aqeeqah. Can I do it on the same day for all three? Please reply soon. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Changing baby's name does not require new 'Aqeeqah Date: 16-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Our baby girl's ‘Aqeeqah was done on the seventh day. At that time, praise be to Allaah, we cut the hair, sacrificed an animal and, named her. Is it possible for us to change the name after the ‘Aqeeqah? If we want to change it, should we have a new ‘Aqeeqah? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • The order of shaving and slaughtering in the ‘Aqeeqah Date: 10-3-2015

    Request you to advise us on the sequence cocerning aqiqah. Should the hair of the new born child be shaved first and then slaughter the goat or first the goat has to be slaughtered and then the the head of the new born shaved after the slaughter. Jazakallah.salahuddin .. More

  • The baby's hair should be shaved on the seventh day of birth Date: 16-11-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum! I've heard that many says that it's good to cut off the baby's hair for 40 Wednesdays continuously.By doing this they says baby will have good knowledge. Is there such thing according to Islam? I want to know if there any references regarding this is to be founded in Hadees or Qur'an? .. More

  • Wisdom behind not breaking the bones of the 'Aqeeqah Date: 10-2-2014

    why it is forbidden to break bones of the aqiqah meat?(for what hikma) .. More

  • 'Aqeeqah meat may be kept and served later Date: 29-5-2013

    As salaam o alaikom. Thanks for answering my previous question. I am presently pregnant Alhamdulillah and would like to do the aqiqah of my child on the seventhth day Insha allah. Can the meat be preserved and used for giving a feast after a couple of weeks, as I will not be able to attend to guest due to ill health? It is a practice in our family to.. More

  • 'Aqeeqah meat may be used for Waleemah Date: 17-12-2012

    can we use the meat of aqiqah in the waleema feast of child's uncle( chacha)? .. More

  • What to begin with: ‘Aqeeqah, ‘Eed sacrifice or paying back a debt? Date: 15-10-2012

    i am a father of 7 days old doughter so i need to know which one i do since threre limitation of money in this two months aqiqaah of the lady, loan repay and odhiya naxar(the eed odhiya) .. More

  • Should father perform Hajj or do ‘Aqeeqah for five children? Date: 18-3-2012

    assalaamu alaikum by allah's grace my father has 5 childrens, among them 4 are adult & 1 is 8yr old. But he didn't give aqeeqa for any of them. now he is having money to do the haj. in this case, what should he do ? whether do give the aqeeqah for all the 5 childrens or to do the haj. which one should be do first ?.. More

  • Purchased a goat for ‘Aqeeqah, but it died before slaughtering it Date: 8-5-2011

    i purchased 2 goats for aqiqa of my son. one goat died before slaughtering. do i need to buy another goat?should i wait till i buy another goat & sacriice both at one time? .. More

  • His father performed Aqeeqah for him after he had reached puberty Date: 22-11-2010

    Salam_O_Alaikum Brothers, In my region it is a general tradition that parents performing their children's Aqiqah at the time of any family member marriage function. Even my and my brothers Aqiqah was done by my parent at the time of my elder sister marriage. At that time my age was 16yrs. Now, through your website I come to know that it should be.. More