The place for a woman to observe I’tikaaf

Q. Can a woman perform I’tikaf during the last ten days of Ramadaan? If so, should she perform it at the Musjid or at home?

A. Yes, a woman can perform I’tikaaf during the last ten days of Ramadaan. A woman should perform I’tikaaf in the Masjid of her home; this refers to a place which has been designated for Salaah within the confines of the home. (Hindiyyah 1/211)

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Mufti Ismaeel Bassa