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 […]
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 if the husband has intercourse with his wife during menses?
This is haram by consensus. If this was something she was pressured into despite her not wanting it, then the woman is not sinful. However, if she was able to […]
Can all activity be resumed during istihatha?
While dealing with istihatha blood (after menses, or nafas), scholars unanimously agreed that a woman can go back to her usual activity. However, there is disagreement about whether she can […]
What if she clears nafas blood before 40 days?
She can resume regular status and is allowed to pray.
What is the duration of nafas blood?
The most common length is 40 days.
What if a woman wants to take repeated ghusl throughout her istihatha period?
She can, but it is not required.
What is the definition of clearance of menses?
A woman is the best judge of her body. Usually, a clear discharge will appear after her bloody discharge is complete. If a clear discharge is not seen, then the […]
What is the ruling in the case of young females who are starting their cycles? In the beginning, it may take a few months or years to establish a regular cycle.
At this stage, any discharge would be considered her hayth blood.
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 istihatha?
The discharge that usually comes after the hayth, but it is no longer defined as the hayth.