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Aqeeqah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: What are the conditions for aqeeqah?

Bismillaah

A: Aqeeqah will be done on the seventh day from birth. For a boy it will be 2 sheep or goats and for a girl it will be one sheep or goat. The animal has to fulfil the criteria that are set out for qurbaani.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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