Manners of Welcoming a New Born Baby in Islam

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MANNERS OF WELCOMING NEW-BORN CHILD IN ISLAM Islam presents for mankind a complete and comprehensive system of life from the cradle to grave through manners. Manners in Islam are based on the guidance provided by Allah Himself and through the prophet Muhammad (pbuh). It covers even the slightest acts, such as entering or exiting a washroom. These are applicable for the whole society especially the elderly, the young, men and women. As manners in Islam present from the cradle, so there are manners of welcoming new-born child in Islam. The three manners of welcoming new-born child in Islam are reciting a Call to Prayer (adhan / iqamah), tahnik, and ‘aqiqah.
The first manner of welcoming new-born child in Islam is reciting a Call to Prayer
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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 acts. Parents must ensure that these sunnah acts are done for their kids. Last but not least, in my opinion Muslim should not ignore and forget these good manners which can lead our life in the most befitting manner both spiritually as well as materially.

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