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f:875 -    In which Masjid to perform Itikaaf
Country : Hyderabad, India,
Name : Inayath Naqshbandi
Question:     In one locality, there are many Masjid.  In which Masjid,  is it Afdhal to perform Itikaaf?

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Answer:     For Itikaaf, the gradations of Masjid have been defined. According to this, the best Masjid to perform Itikaaf is Masjid Haraam, then Masjid Nabawi, then Masjid Aqsa.  After them, the Grand Masjid (Jame Masjid), then that Masjid in which a lot of people gather for Salaat, as given in Fatawa A’alamgiri, Vol. 1, Pg. No. 21.


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Mufti Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri

[Shaykh ul Fiqh, Jamia Nizamia,
Founder-Director, Abul Hasanaat Islamic Research Center]
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