A pregnant woman with bleeding doesn’t fall under the rulings of hayth blood. So she doesn’t need to do ghusl after she clears. But what if she doesn’t feel comfortable not doing ghusl?
Ghusul (the ritual bath with the intention of purification from major ritual impurity) is a worship act. One cannot do a worship act in a way or time when we […]
Scenarios for resuming prayer after menses (according to the opinion that all previous daytime or nighttime prayers of the last day need to be done):
– A woman clears at 3am and fajr prayer is 5am. So she clears during nighttime. Which prayers does she need to do?She goes back to the beginning of the […]
Once a woman clears from her menses, which prayers is she responsible for on the day of her clearing? Is this opinion agreed upon by scholars?
A woman is responsible for those prayers (the previous daytime prayers if she clears during the daytime and the previous nighttime prayers if she clears during the nighttime), even if […]
Is there a kaffara for having intercourse during menses?
Some scholars say yes, one has to pay a dinar (or the equivalent of it), in kaffara. So this is more of a symbolic kaffara.
What is the description of demm al nafas (nafas)?
It is the blood that usually comes right before delivery (few days to a few hours before), during delivery, and after. Once there is a trace of blood, then the […]
What is the ruling for a pregnant woman who still experiences bleeding?
Once a woman becomes pregnant, the rulings of monthly cycles stop, even if she is still discharging blood. She can still pray, fast, etc. This would just be considered as […]
What is the length of a menstrual cycle?
Muslim jurists have differed regarding the duration of the menstrual cycle:1 – no minimum length2 – Hanafi: three days and nights up to a maximum of 10 days3 – Shafa’i […]