This answer was collected from DarulIftaBirmingham.co.uk, which is run under the supervision of Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom.
Answered by: Maulana Mohammad Ahsan Osmani Question: If someone is having trouble getting the aqiqah done on the 7th, 14th, etc… days because it’s a Friday and they face difficulties having it done on a Friday, will they achieve the same blessing having it done on any other day of the… read more »
Answered by: Maulana Tahsin Alam Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Alhamdulillah, Allah Ta’ala blessed my brother with a daughter. He recently did the Aqeeqah and named the child Siddiqah Haramayn (صديقة حرمين). I would like to know if this name has any meaning at all and if… read more »
Question Is it permissible to accept money or gifts when someone gives it to you on your walima day or on the aqeeqah day? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Exchanging gifts, in general, is encouraged and a… read more »
Question What is the ruling regarding the customary three-days and forty-days gatherings held after the demise of a person? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The customary, 3days, 40days and 1year gatherings staged after the demise of a person is a baseless custom in Islam… read more »
Question: Please enlighten us on the importance and procedure of Aqeeqah for our new born baby. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. What is Aqeeqah? The Arabic word ªaq means ‘to cut’. Thus uqooq wªaldain is ‘disobedience to parents and suspension of relations’. In… read more »
Question: I’m a sister, my friend ( who is a muslima ) is about to have a baby via C-section Insha’Allah, she requested me to be by her side to support her with what duas to say when the baby arrives. She will be under anasthesian Insha’Allah but will be aware of everything around her…. read more »
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 »