Questions tagged [aqeeqah]

Sacrifice offered on the occasion of the birth of a child.

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Is Aqeeqah compulsory for parents? [duplicate]

I am expecting a baby in this month (IN SHA ALLAH) and i want to do aqeeqahbut financially i need to pay a loan and in march the zakat is pending. So it would be difficult for me to do aqeeqah. I ...
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If aqeeqa of of newly born child is not performed and the child die unfortunately. Is aqeeqa is still obligatory?

It is Sunnah that for a newly born child aqeeqa is performed on the seventh day of child birth. But if a parent are not able to perform this sunnah to due some financial issue or some other reason ...
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Can we perform aqeeqa (animal sacrifice) on the 6th day after a baby's birth since the butcher is not available on the 7th day?

Can we do aqeeqa on 6th day after a baby's birth? The butcher is not available on 7th day after the baby's birth.
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What is the newborn suffering that aqeeqah is supposed to relieve?

Narrated Salman bin 'Amir Ad-Dabbi: I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "'Aqiqa is to be offered for a (newly born) boy, so slaughter (an animal) for him, and relieve him of his suffering." Sahih ...
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What is supposed to be given in the aqeeqah of a baby boy or a baby girl? Is it the same if not given on the 7th day of birth?

My sister gave birth to a baby boy last year in March. We couldn't perform his Aqeeqah due to his illness. This answer says that the Aqeeqah has to be given on the 7th day. Questions: What is ...
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Is it ok to sacrifice a larger animal for aqeeqah?

Is it ok to sacrifice a larger animal (like a cow, ox, or buffalo) rather than a goat or a sheep for the purpose of aqeeqah? If yes, then is it ok to divide the shares as two for the boy and the ...
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Can we drink the milk of the goat that is intended for Aqeeqah?

I like to know whether it is permissible to drink the milk of a goat that is intended to be slaughtered for the purpose of performing Aqeeqah? Please provide authentic answer. Thanks