Mannerss In Islam

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Register to read the introduction… It is highly recommended to parents who are able in terms of money in performing this action for ‘aqiqah is a great sunnah of prophet Muhammad (pbuh). In addition, the reward for fulfilling sunnah of prophet Muhammad (pbuh) will be bestowed good merit by Allah (The Almighty). ‘Aqiqah defined as sacrificing animal due to the birth of a new born baby girl or boy. It is preferable to do on the seventh day after birth or later it circumstances do not permit. For instance, Ibn ‘Abbas reported that Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) sacrificed a ram on the seventh day for both al-Hasan and al-Husain. There are some acceptable types of animal for ‘aqiqah such as sheep and cow. Two sheep are for a boy and one for a girl. However, the sacrifice part of cow is different between sheep for it is divided to seven parts while sheep is only one part. It is permissible to distribute the meat of sacrifice raw or cooked. In addition, the meat is recommended to be cooked with sweet dishes and distributed to people rather than inviting them to a meal prepared from the ‘aqiqah. Besides, giving the cooked meat to the needy is highly recommended too. In conclusion, these three manners of welcoming new-born baby are highly recommended sunnah …show more content…
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