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TO OFFER THE AQIQAH OR SACRIFICE FOR A NEWBORN CHILD IS THE SUNNAH OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD PBUH

Evidence

Sahih Bukhari Book 66. Sacrifice on the Occasion of a Birth (Aqiqah) Narrated By Salmon bin `Amir Ad-Dabbi I heard Allah Apostle saying, `Aqiqah is to be offered for a (newly born) boy, so slaughter (an animal) for him, and relieve him of his suffering."

(Note: It has been quoted in Fateh-al-Bari that the majority of the Religious Scholars agrees to the Hadith narrated in Sahih At-Tirmidhi that the Prophet (Peace be upon Him) was asked about Aqiqah and he ordered 2 sheep for a boy and one sheep for a girl and that is his tradition "Sunnah")

  • Aqiqah Price - 1 Goat / Sheep £60