I'tikaaf Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Qadha for nafl itikaaf?

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: If I intend to make itikaf for last 3 days of Ramadan but before sitting for it I get my period do I have to make qaza? A: This i’tikaaf was not a sunnat i’tikaaf. Hence, you do not have to make qadha. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada… read more »

Sitting for i’tikaaf in a musalla

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: May the sunnah i’tikaaf in Ramadhan be held in a facility which accommodates and facilitates the 5 times salaah, including the jumuah salaahs. This is presently a musallah which caters for the residents in the area, over 300 Muslim homes. Consent dues have been granted already for the musallah to continue, alhamdulillah. The nearest… read more »

Charging phone in masjid

Answered by Askimam.org

If one is in jamaat /itikaaf is one permitted to charge ones phone using the masjid electricity because the donors do not intend this usage when donating. Answer If one is in i’ktikaaf or in jammat, he may use the masjid electricity to charge his phone. The use of masjid electricity… read more »

Leaving i’tikaaf for aqeeqah

Answered by Askimam.org

I had a niyyat of sitting in itikaf for the last 10 days of Ramadan (Inshallah). However my wife and I are expecting child on 16th of Ramadan (Inshallah) and since the Aqeeqah of the child has to be performed on 7th day (to get the best ajar) which we do not want to… read more »

Is it lawful to have medicine to delay menstrual cycle during Ramadan to complete all the fast and perform Eitikaf?

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.org

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1261/860/L=11/1434) There is no need to stop natural routines as sometime it causes other illness. Hence there is no need to do so and Shariah has not entrusted us to do so. However, if a woman does so and does not experience blood then she shall be considered pure (tahir)… read more »