Ramadan: Muslims take part in Itikaf – a spiritual retreat

Source: BBC

As Ramadan draws to a close, some Muslims around the world are spending the final days in solitude inside a mosque.

It’s a practice known as Itikaf – a spiritual retreat in which a worshipper spends the last ten days of Ramadan in solitude.

Today programme’s Atif Rashid spoke with 23-year-old medical student Saad Lakhani who was taking part for the seventh time in Birmingham Central Mosque.



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