Starting on the 20th of Ramadan insha’Allah

I’tikaaf Ramadan 2017/1438 AH

Keep alive the Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ during last ten days of Ramadan!
I’tikaaf is to confine oneself in a mosque for prayers, invocations, and Ibadah, leaving worldly activities for a limited number of days for the sake of Allah s.w.t. The purpose of such stay in the Masjid being purely for Ibadah and to gain proximity to Allah s.w.t.

Requirements

thumb_01_60_60 REGISTER

All Applicants are required to register for I’tikaaf 2017, in order to receive the spot at Al Huda Institute Canada.

thumb_01_60_60AGE LIMIT

The minimum age limit for participants is 18 years.

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Sister applicants are required to have consent from their Mahram.

thumb_01_60_60SPECIAL DIETS

The Mu’takif is requested to bring/arrange “special diets”; if any, for themselves.

Important Notes:

ONCE SELECTED…

The selected applicants will be notified once all spots have been filled, to inform about next steps and dates, including an important I’tikaaf Orientation session.

CHECK EMAIL

Kindly check your email regularly for spot allotment and further instructions.

WAITING LIST

When all spots are filled, all remaining applicants will be placed on waiting list.
If any spot becomes available, the next applicant on the waiting list shall be offered the spot.

PRIVACY

Sisters shall be allotted their own spots, however ‘private cubicles’ are not available.

Please Note: the submission of this form does not guarantee a spot. This is a pre-registration form

Your spot will be offered to the next applicant if:

  1. There is ‘no response’ within 7 days of the email instruction.
  2. There is ‘no show’ at the Orientation session and/or on the advised time of beginning I’tikaaf.

Guidelines

SUHOOR

Al Huda Institute will be providing the basic everyday Suhoor and Iftaar free of charge, however, contribution towards Suhoor/Iftaar is welcome.

SPECIAL DIETS

Any special dietary needs are the responsibility of the participant.

INTERNET

Internet Access is not available at Al Huda during the I’tikaaf.

NO VALUABLES

Please do not bring any valuables to I’tikaaf with you. Al Huda is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.

RECOMMENDED ITEMS

Recommended items to bring:

  • Sleeping Bag, pillow and cover
  • Necessary toiletries kit i.e. Tooth brush, tooth paste, or Miswak, soap, towel, deodorant, comb
  • Any required medications
  • Non-perishable snacks, drinks, fruit cups, etc. (sealed)
  • It is advisable not to bring excess luggage to the Masjid

ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Use of electronic devices (iPhone/iPad/etc) for your personal Ibadaah and educational needs during I’tikaaf is allowed, however, please ensure you are not disturbing others around you.

CALLS / CELL PHONES

Regarding calls or cell phones:

  • Cell phones can be used during the day in case of emergencies only
  • Preferred time to make personal phone calls is ideally between Maghrib & Isha
  • When turned on, cell phones must be on vibration only

SHARING SPACE

Due to weekend classes, some activity is expected in the mosque.

SOCIALIZING

All are advised to refrain from talking and socializing in the duration of I’tikaaf.

USE YOUR TIME WISELY

Kindly utilize the maximum time for Qur’an recitation and praying.

SLEEPING BAGS

Sleeping bags are to be wrapped up and put aside by 10:30 am daily

Note: If you have any Questions or concerns, kindly email
Sr. Fauzia Haq at fauzia.haq@alhudainstitute.ca for sisters.
Br. Riaz Sheikh at riaz.sheikh@alhudainstitute.ca for brothers

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Dear Brothers and Sisters

all spots for sisters have been filled and we have closed registration

Any applications for Brothers Registration will now be on the wait list.

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