Frequently Asked Questions

During what days of Ramadan is it al-masnun to perform spiritual retreat?

It is Sunna to perform spiritual retreat during the last ten days of Ramadan.

How important is it to perform spiritual retreat?

Whoever performs spiritual retreat for ten days in Ramadan, its reward is like that of two pilgrimages and two minor pilgrimages.

What does Itikaf mean?

What does Itikaf mean?

Al-Itikaf is an Arabic word which literally means ‘to seclude or isolate oneself, to restrain oneself, to withdraw or retire, to devote or adhere to somebody, to be engaged with somebody in a way... Read More

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