Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.
Q: My child was born on 3rd September at 3:43 pm, that was 3rd Muharram. I want to perform aqeeqah on the seventh day which, according to me, falls on 10 th September (from 9th evening to 10th evening). But my wife says it falls on 9th September which according to me is wrong. 3rd… read more »
Q: My son, aged 17, passed away last February. I still did not perform his aqeeqa. Can I do aqeeqa for him now? A: Since he has passed away, you will not do the aqeeqah. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: Can we do aqeeqah in walima? I mean, we will do the aqeeqa and serve its meat in a walima to the guests. A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: I have two daughters and their aqeeqah were missed. Now I want to perform this sunnah. Please guide me regarding the day suitable for that purpose. 1. First daughter was born at 2:15 am on Tuesday. 2. Second daughte was born at 10:15 pm on Monday. I am confused regarding which day will be… read more »
Q: Whats the ruling on a new born child? We performed aqeeqah after 7 days, gave some food in sadaqah and we had a Quraan khatam after 40 days. My question is about the 40 days thing, is it cultural or an Islamic sunnah? A: It is a baseless practice. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows… read more »
Q: Can a person do a nafl Qurbaani and Aqeeqah in one sheep? A: We did not come across any clear ruling of the Fuqaha in this maslah. However, examining the fiqhi usool, we understand that since both these Ibaadats are regarded as separate ibaadats, and the objective of both are different, they cannot be… read more »
Q: I purchased a goat for the Aqiqa of my daughter. A few hours before slaughter, that goat jumped from a wall and on landing, the goat injured because of foot sprain. There was not any external wound or bleeding. Also There was neither fracture nor any swelling till the time of slaughter. Was its… read more »