Specifying a day to observe I`tikaaf

Question: Is it permissible to single out a certain day for observing I`tikaaf (seclusion for worship in a Masjid)?

Answer: It is impermissible to single out a certain day for observing I`tikaaf. However, one should be keen to observe it during the last ten days of Ramadaan following the example of the Prophet (peace be upon him)… read more here.

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Is Al-Fard (The Absolutely Independent One) one of the Allaah’s Names?

Question 508: Is Al-Fard one of the Names of Allaah?

Answer: Allaah’s Names are Tawqeefiyyah (bound by a religious text and not amenable to personal opinion). The Name “Al-Fard” was not mentioned in the Qur’aan or in the Sunnah, so it is not considered one of Allaah’s Names; it is just used to refer to Him..read more here.