Animal
Animal

Book:

The book of 'Aqiqa - كتاب العقيقة

Chapter:

Identification of the Subject Matter

Topic/Issue:3779 - Animal --
Agreement:The majority of the jurists agreed about its subject matter that nothing is valid in it except what is valid in making sacrifice from the eight pairs.
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam MalikSheep is preferred. His opinion differed over whether a camel or cow is valid. Narration of Ibn Abbas as well as his saying, "..For a girl is one sheep and for a boy two..".
majorityA camel has greater merit than a cow and a cow has greater merit than sheep.Using analogy that it is a religious rite, therefore, it is necessary that first priority should be for the one having greater merit on the basis of analogy drawn from offerings.
Evidences :Hadith of Ibn Abbas [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship,Aqiqa, Camel, Sheep
See Also:Hukum
References:1[pg:561]
Last Updated:2011-07-19

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