What is meaning of itikaf in Islam?
Iʿtikāf (Arabic: اعتكاف, also i’tikaaf or e’tikaaf) is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a certain number of days, devoting oneself to ibadah during these days and staying away from worldly affairs.
What is Ittefaq in Islam?
Ittefaq is a Muslim Boy Name. Ittefaq name meaning is Agreement, Concord, Unanimity, Unity, Chance, Coincidence. It has multiple Islamic meaning. The name is originated from . The lucky number of Ittefaq name is 3.
What are the benefits of itikaf?
The numerous benefits of observing I’tikaf
- A Muslim is kept away from the desires of this world, during I’tikaf.
- A time for self-reflection.
- It forms a close bond with Allah.
- One gets to appreciate the blessings that he has.
- Understanding the Quran in a more profound way.
- The Muslim reforms his character in a better way.
Did the Prophet do Itikaf?
The Prophet used to perform Itikaf every year in the month of Ramadan for ten days, and when it was the year of his death, he stayed in Itikaf for twenty days.
What Quran says about Itikaf?
In the Holy Quran, Allah Almighty says (interpretation of the meaning): “And We commanded Ibrahim and Ismaeel (Peace be upon Them) that they should purify My House (the Kabah at Makkah) for those who are circumambulating it, or staying (Itikaf), or bowing or prostrating themselves (there, in prayer)” [al-Baqarah:125].
Did the Prophet do itikaf?
How is itikaf performed?
The Sunnah for the person who is in Itikaf is that he should not visit the sick or attend funerals, or touch his wife or have intercourse with her, or go out for any but the most pressing of needs. There is no Itikaf except with fasting, and there is no Itikaf except in a Masjid.
What should I recite in itikaf?
TEN WAYS TO MAXIMISE YOUR ITIKAF
- PURIFY YOUR INTENTION FIRST:
- SCHEDULE AND MONITOR YOUR DAILY WORSHIP:
- READ THE QUR’AN ABUNDANTLY:
- NAWAFIL (VOLUNTARY) PRAYERS:
- AZHIKAAR (REMEMBRANCE OF ALLAH):
- MAKING DUA AND REPENTANCE:
- REFRAINING FROM SIN & IDLE TALK:
- AVOIDING OVEREATING & SLEEPING:
What is the DUA for itikaf?
Itikaaf Dua in English: O Allah open Your doors of Mercy upon me.” “With the Blessed Name of Allah have I entered (into the Masjid) and in Him have I placed my trust, and I have made the intention of the Sunnah of I’itikaf. O Allah open Your doors of Mercy upon me.”
Is Itikaf compulsory?
Nafl: Itikaf can be performed on any day/night of the year. This is considered to be a nafl (voluntary) act. Wajib: If you have made a vow to perform itikaf, then it is compulsory (wajib) that you do so. This means saying or thinking: “If this thing happens, I will make itikaf for certain number of days.”
During which part of Ramadan did Rasulullah saw perform Itikaf?
middle ten days
Allah’s Apostle used to practice Itikaf in the middle ten days of Ramadan and once he stayed in Itikaf till the night of the twenty-first and it was the night in the morning of which he used to come out of his Itikaf.
What should I recite in Itikaf?