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Adoption of a male boy aged 2.5 years who is a orphan

Assalamualaikum Sir, Actually my brother don’t have kids. Hence he adopted a boy aged 2.5 years who is a orphan and also belong to Non Muslim family. My brother named him a Muslim name. My doubt is should he do Aqeeqah ( that is sacrificing two goats) for this boy?...

Aqeeqah at a later Age

Question Assalamualaikum Mufti Saheb. Someone has never done “Akikah” for their children. Can they do it now? They  have 6 children. Do we have to give the names of the children for their Akikah? Please advice. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the...

Aqeeqah for a revert Muslim

Q. I am a revert Muslim and I would like to do an Aqeeqah for myself. Can I do it? A. Aqeeqah is performed on behalf of a new born by their parents. Aqeeqah is preferable (Mustahab) and not compulsory. There is also no compulsion in the making up of a missed Aqeeqah....

Performing aqeeqah with an animal as a gift.

Q. Can a person perform an aqeeqah with an animal that is gifted to them from close relatives or do the parents have to buy it themselves? A. Yes, it is permissible to do an Aqeeqa with this animal. There is no need for the parents to purchase another one. And Allah...

One Animal for Qurbaani and Aqeeqah

Question: can one perform the aqiqah / quabani �with the same animal �,at �the same time ,. Answer: Assalaamu Alaikum, If you are taking shares in a large animal like a bull, then you can take one share for the qurbani and a separate one for the aqeeqah. This is...

Rulings on Aqiqah

QUESTION: Asalaam walakom I haven’t aqiqah for my family. Please can you advise me we are 7 members that I would like to aqiqah for inshallah, which includes my late dad , my mum, 3 kids, myself and my husband. What do I slaughter and how do i go about doing the...

Can Aqeeqah Be Done Before Circumcision?

Asaalamu Alaaikum Mufti, Can u have an Aqiqua for a boy without him being circumcised, or does it have to be before it can be performed? Thank you for your assistance. Salams. Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Yes you can have an Aqeeqah for a boy without him being...