1. To remove the left shoe first.
2. To enter the Masjid with the right foot.
3. To recite Bismillaah.
4. To recite Durood Shareef e.g.
Assalaatu wassalaamu 'alaa rasoolillaah sallallahu alayhi wasallam
Allah's Blessings and Peace be upon the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wasallam
5. To recite the (following) du'aa:
Allaahummnaftah lee abwaaba rahmatika
O Allah! Open the Doors of Your Mercy for me.
6. To make intention for I'tikaaf.
Haiderium Qalandram Mastam
Banda e Murtaza Ali Hastam
Peshwa e tamam Rindanam
Ke Sag e Koo e Sher e Yazdanam
also visit www.aulia-e-hind.com for shrines across world
Hadrat Anas Radi ALLAH Taala Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah Peace And Blessings Be Upon Him has said, “Everything has a heart, and the heart of the Qur’an is Yasin. Allah records anyone who recites Yasin as having recited the Qur’an ten times.”
[Sunan Tirmidhi, Vol 2, Page 116 - Sunan Daarimi, Vol 2, Page 336]
we should try to perform them
“The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.”