Doing Business While in I’tikaaf

Q: Is it permissible for one sitting in sunnah i’tikaaf to do business transactions in the musjid?

A: It is permissible, however the merchandise should not be brought to the musjid.

( وخص ) المعتكف ( بكل وشرب وعقد احتاج إليه ) أو عياله فلو لتجارة كره ( كبيع ونكاح ورجعة )… ( وكره ) أي تحريما لأنها محل إطلاقهم بحر ( إحضار مبيع فيه ) (الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/448-449)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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