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Can women do Aitikaaf in Masjid?

Assalam u alaikum, I would like to know whether women are allowed to perform atikaf in masjid and is there a specific area designated for the women where they can perform aitikaf? Jazak Allah

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wa alaikumussalaam

The Qur’an has referred to the practice of ai`tikaaf with the words: “While you are in the mosques in a state of ai`tikaaf“, which clearly implies that the prescribed method for ai`tikaaf is by restricting oneself to the mosque. There is no distinction between men and women in this respect. Thus, it should be quite clear that the preference shall clearly be in favor of performing ai`tikaaf in a mosque, for men as well…

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Can women do Aitikaaf in Masjid?

Assalam u alaikum, I would like to know whether women are allowed to perform atikaf in masjid and is there a specific area designated for the women where they can perform aitikaf? Jazak Allah

Answer:

wa alaikumussalaam

The Qur’an has referred to the practice of ai`tikaaf with the words: “While you are in the mosques in a state of ai`tikaaf“, which clearly implies that the prescribed method for ai`tikaaf is by restricting oneself to the mosque. There is no distinction between men and women in this respect. Thus, it should be quite clear that the preference shall clearly be in favor of performing ai`tikaaf in a mosque, for men as well…

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