‘Aqiqa for Adults – Is It Permissible?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked if it permissible to perform ‘aqiqa for an adult, and if so, how does one go about it. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. My mother told me that she never had a ‘aqiqa done for her when she was a newborn. As such, I want to host […]

Can We Share Our 'Aqiqa Meat With Non-Muslim Neighbors?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Recently, a child was born in the family and we would like to hold a Aqiqa gathering to share our joy. In our neighbourhood, we also have non-muslim families. So, is it allowable for the non-Muslim to eat the aqiqa meat (dish)? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

What Acts Are Recommended After Giving Birth to a Child?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Assalamu-alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. My family is expecting a baby soon and we’re being bombarded with cultural information from family regarding what to do after childbirth. I was wondering if you would be kind enough to give us some fiqh, on the first few days, and weeks […]