What is meant by ‘Umrah?

Linguistically, ‘Umrah means going to a place and visiting it. In a religiouscontext, it means visiting the House of Allah in Makkah in order to perform therituals that the Messenger […]

What are actions that invalidate an i’tikaf?

Having spousal sexual intercourse. A person loses consciousness for a prolonged period of time. This would not apply to fainting for a very brief time or sleeping. Intoxication due to […]

Does i’tikaf only pertain to Ramadan?

No, it can be observed in or outside the month of Ramadan. It’s popularity during the month of Ramadan is due to it being the consistent practice of our Prophet […]