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Aqeeqah for New Muslims?

Nasihah (Advice): Satisfaction
The Prophet Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Be satisfied with what Allah has apportioned for you and you will be the richest of people.” (Narrated by Ahmad and Al-Tirmidhi)
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Question and Answer:
Q. Please advice if aqeeqah is to be done for a new muslim revert. Can her husband do her aqeeqah for her?

A. Aqeeqah is only prescribed for a new-born. It is not prescribed for a new Muslim revert.

And Allah Knows Best

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

Fatwa Department
Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)
Council of Muslim Theologians

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