Spirituality

The Three Types of I’tikaf There are three types of spiritual retreats (I’tikaf) that a person may perform: 1. necessary, 2. emphasized sunna, and 3. recommended. The necessary I’tikaf is an I’tikaf that one vowed to make. The emphasized sunna I’tikaf is the I’tikaf performed during the last 10 daysContinue Reading…

Inwardly: 1. Patience, 2. Submission to the Divine Will, 3. Reflection on the fleetingness of live, 4. Taking admonition for one’s own situation. Shaddad ibn Aws reported that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “The intelligent is one who controls his lower self and works forContinue Reading…