Dear scholars. As-Salamu `alaykum. What is the significance of i`tikaf in Islam? Why should Muslims retreat in the mosque for ten days? Doesn’t this ritual have bad effects on production in Muslim lands? Jazakum Allah khayran.
Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. How does Islam view privatization? Jazakum Allah khayran.
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. What does i`tikaf really mean? Can it be done at home? I'm a housewife with a little child and I can't go to the mosque. Jazakum Allahu khayran.
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah. What is the Shar`i ruling regarding i`tikaf (spiritual retreat in the mosque) with the spread of swine flu this year? Is it permissible to prevent i`tikaf by a binding ruling in case of the spread of serious diseases? Jazakum Allah khayran.