question about I’tikaaf

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Question

 
i have some questio
n about I’tikaaf. which i have not found on web site, if u can give me plz.
 
i would like to DO i’TIKAAF. BUT THE QUESTION IS
DO I HAVE TO SIT IN ONE PLZCE ALL THE TIME, OR I CAN DO HOME WORK? LIKE COOKING AND  ALL THAT?
 
SECOND IS IF I AM ALOW TO COOK THEN DO I HAVE TO MAKE ANOTHER NIYYAH FOR SITTING AGAIN, LIKE ONE TIME I HAVE DO NIYYAH THAT I AM DOING THIS I’TIKAAF. BUT IF MY WOUDHU IS BREAK AND IF I GO TO MAKE WOUDHU AND COME BACK AND SIT ON MY PLACE SO DO I HAVE TO MAKE ANOTHER NIYYAH.
 
AND IF I HAVE WODHU, BUT I STILLWANT TO GO AND MAKE NAOTHER WOUDHU, SO DOSE MY NIYYAH BREAK, DO IHAVE TO MAKE ANOTHER NIYYAH OR NO?
 
PLZ ANSWER MY QUESTIONS ASAP. INSAALLAH. LOOKING FWD. TO IT.
 
ALLAHHAFIZ.

 

Answer

 

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah

 

In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.


I’tikaaf should be performed on the last 10 days of Ramadan. A room of the house should be specified for I’tikaaf. You cannot leave that room except for relieving yourself. If there is someone to cook and bring food for you, you cannot leave that room for cooking. If there is nobody, you may leave the room for cooking, but no time should be wasted and you should return to your room immediately. You may not leave that room to refresh your wudhu, if you already have one.

 

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In’aamiyyah


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