Book: Ahkam e Itikaf Fazail o Masail By Mufti Taqi Usmani
Ahkam e Itikaf Fazail o Masail By Mufti Taqi Usmani pdf free download this book defines the teachings and chaperon of Itkaf. Also, if you have queries about the importance, and how to do Itkaf his book would be highly helpful. As said by Allah Almighty in the Quran: “O you who believe! Observing al‐sawn (the fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may become al‐muttaqoon (the pious).” Ramzan-ul-Mubarak is the Holy month of Muslims. They do fasting in this month.
As it is imposed on every Muslim observe fasting. In this month different religious activities are held. People give charity to needy people. Also, they distribute different things in the name of Allah. Ramzan-ul-Mubarak comprises of three parts, each part consists of 10 days. In Arabic it is called “Ashra” means ten days. These parts are “Ashrah Rehmat, Ashrah Maghfirat and Ashrah Nijaat.” In the first ashrah, we seek blessings of Allah to make our lives better, in the second Ashrah we seek forgiveness from our sins so that we could be a better human.
Further, in the 3rd Ashrah, they pray and seek bail from Hell. Moreover, Namaz-e-Traweih is a necessary part of this month. After the Namaz-e-Isha they offer Tarawih comprised of 20 rakah. Also, in the last ten days of the month, they observe Itikaf. Itikaf is a state when someone Quarantine himself in a mosque or in a room for the purpose of dignity and love of Allah Almighty. This is mostly done in the last ten days of Holy month Ramzan-ul-Mubarak.
In this condition, the quarantined person doesn’t talk with anyone even he hasn’t to take a bath and to show his face. Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani is a Pakistani Islamic Scholar. He is a leading member of the Deoband Movement. Also, Vice-President at Darul-Uloom Karachi. He served as judge and chairman of Islamic Bench in Supreme Court from 1980-2002. He was also a member of the Hudood Ordinance Panel in the reign of Zia-ul-Haq.