BARAKAH EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL ASSOCIATION
AQEEQAH (NAMING CEREMONY)
In Islam, the baby is named within the seventh day by the mother and father who make a decision on what the child should be called. They choose an appropriate name, usually Islamic and with a positive meaning.
A child must be guided towards what is right. This includes the teaching of beliefs and actions of religion, good manners, moral and social values. The child should be taught about healthy ways of living a useful life in terms of helping and serving others.
NIKKAH (WEDDING CEREMONY)
In Islam, marriage is between a man and women and is a legal contract between both parties, known Arabic as nikkah. The nikkah is one of a very important ceremony as part of the several steps of a marriage arrangement in the Islamic tradition.