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June, 2012

  • 23 June

    Condition of I’tikaaf for One who Left the Masjid to Wash his Hands

    Q: If a person sitting in sunnah i’tikaaf left the masjid to wash his hands at meal times, will his i’tikaaf break? A: His i’tikaaf will break. Alternate arrangements should be made for washing the hands in the masjid. ( وحرم عليه ) أي على المعتكف اعتكافا واجبا أما النفل …

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  • 21 June

    Leaving the Masjid to Wash one’s Hands in I’tikaaf

    Q: Is it permissible for a person sitting in sunnah i’tikaaf to leave the masjid to wash his hands at meal times? A: It is not permissible. ( وحرم عليه ) أي على المعتكف اعتكافا واجبا أما النفل فله الخروج لأنه منه له لا مبطل كما مر ( الخروج إلا …

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  • 21 June

    Stepping out of the Masjid by Mistake in I’tikaaf

    Q: If a person mistakenly steps out of the masjid, what is the condition of his i’tikaaf? A: His i’tikaaf will break. ( فلو خرج ) ولو ناسيا ( ساعة ) زمانية لا رملية كما مر ( بلا عذر فسد ) (الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/447, الفتاوى الهندية 1/212) …

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  • 16 June

    Experiencing Haidh While Sitting in I’tikaaf

    Q: If a woman experiences haidh (menses) whilst sitting in i’tikaaf, what is the condition of her i’tikaaf? A: Her i’tikaaf will break. الباب السابع في الاعتكاف لا بد من معرفة تفسيره وتقسيمه وركنه وشروطه وآدابه ومحاسنه ومفسداته ومحظوراته أما تفسيره فهو اللبث في المسجد مع نية الاعتكاف كذا في …

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  • 16 June

    Manner of I’tikaaf for Women

    Q: How should a woman carry out i’tikaaf in her home? A: She should specify a place in her home where she will make I’tikaaf. Thereafter she should not leave the place of i’tikaaf except with the intention of wudhu, fardh ghusal and fulfilling the necessities of life. ( وحرم …

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