Islamically, when does a woman’s menstruation period end?
Many jurists stated that the shortest length of a woman’s period is a day and a night, and the longest is fifteen days. The majority of scholars quoted as evidence […]
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 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 […]
Is it allowed for women to take medicine to delay their menses?
Yes, unless it will end up messing up the cycle in the future. She needs to consult with her doctor.
Is there an exception to the impermissibility of making tawwaf while on menses?
Ibn Taymiyyah states that this would not apply in regard to women who traveled long distances. He believes that those women are allowed to do the tawwaf while on menses. […]
Which activities does hayth prevent?
According to consensus:-Salah-Fasting-Intimacy (only the actual intercourse)-Tawwaf around ka’baa (she stays in her ihram, and leaves with her group, and when she clears she will return to Mecca and does […]
What if 40 days of nafas passes? Is that blood considered hayth or istihatha?
As long as there is a trace of blood, it’s still considered nafas blood. Even if it extends to 60 days. However, if it extends abnormally longer than that, then […]
A woman is currently clear and feels the sign of an upcoming period. Asr time comes in at 4pm and she is making wudu at 4:05pm. During wudu she feels wetness and notices the discharge. Does she need to make up the prayer?
She doesn’t need to make up the prayer because of the short timespan between the time of athan and the time the period began. It’s not enough time to make […]
What if a woman is currently clear but she feels a sign of an upcoming period?
Menses rulings are not based on signs but are only based on discharge. If for example, it is duhr time, she should go ahead and pray duhr. Asr time comes […]