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 […]
The scenario that can occur with menstruating women: What if a woman normally has a typical menses (heavy discharge, etc), but due to circumstances, such as diet or travel, her cycle changed and became just spotting and without her regular physical symptoms? Is this still hayth?
No, not for that first time. Only when she has her regular type cycle will she need to refrain from her prayers.
The scenario that can occur with menstruating women: What if the woman doesn’t have a regular menses (heavy discharge of blood, smell, cramps), but she has spotting each month or very light blood?
Since this is the regular description of her menses, then that is considered her hayth blood.
The scenario that can occur with menstruating women: What does she do if she is still discharging istihatha after a maximum of 15 days?
She needs to change her pads and refresh her wudu for each prayer. If she feels that she was discharging the istihatha during the prayer, her prayer is still valid.
The scenario that can occur with menstruating women: A woman who typically has an irregular cycle, and after 7 days, the type of blood being discharged now is different from the hayth blood. Different color, consistency, etc. Does she need to wait until the maximum days are met, or can she resume praying?
If she feels that after those 7 days her period has changed to istihatha, she can start praying.If she is not able to distinguish between the hayth and istihatha (it […]
What is the evidence as to why a menstruating woman needs to make up for her missed fasts but not for her prayers?
Mu’adha al-‘Adawiya said that when she asked ‘A’isha (ra) why one who has been menstruating must make up for her fast but not for her prayer, she replied, “That happened […]