Aitkaf: (Thousands of Muslims to observe Aitikaf from today)

ISLAMABAD: Thousands of Muslims will sit for Aitikaf at the mosques throughout the country before today (Wednesday) Maghrib prayers.

The faithful observing Aitikaf will sit-in seclusion in mosques and worship till the sighting of Shawwal moon. During this period, they will offer special prayers and seek Allah Almighty’s blessings and mercy.

In major mosques like Faisal Masjid in Islamabad lectures from religious scholars have been specially arranged for Aitikaf observers to educate them about true Islamic teachings.