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June, 2012

  • 21 June

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

    Q: Is it permissible for a person sitting in sunnah i’tikaaf to leave the musjid 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 Musjid by mistake in i’tikaaf

    Q: If a person mistakenly steps out of the musjid during his sunnah i’tikaaf, what is the condition of his sunnah i’tikaaf? Will his sunnah i’tikaaf break? A: If he mistakenly or deliberately steps out of the musjid, his sunnah i’tikaaf will break. ( فلو خرج ) ولو ناسيا ( ساعة ) زمانية …

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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: A woman should specify a place in her home where she will make i’tikaaf. Thereafter, for the entire period of i’tikaaf she should not leave the place of i’tikaaf for any reason except for making wudhu (when her wudhu …

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  • 16 June

    I’tikaaf for Women

    Q: Where should a woman sit for i’tikaaf? A: A woman should sit for i’tikaaf in her home. ( أو ) لبث ( امرأة في مسجد بيتها ) (الدر المختار مع رد المحتار, الفتاوى الهندية 1/211) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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