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 […]
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.
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 has a regular, consistent cycle has her usual discharge and she clears after her usual amount of days. What should she do?
She makes ghusl and is able to resume all previously prohibited activities.
Why is it important to know the minimum/ maximum length of the hayth and the emergence of the istihatha?
During the hayth, a woman cannot fast, pray, engage in spousal intimacy, or make tawwaf of Ka’baa. However, she is allowed to do those things during the istihatha.
What is istihatha?
The discharge that usually comes after the hayth, but it is no longer defined as the hayth.
What is hayth?
It is the menses. The discharge of blood from the body, which has certain characteristics to it: thickness, color, etc. Each woman knows best what is typical for her body.
Is hijab a religious or cultural practice?
The Quran is absolutely clear on this matter, It is commanded by Allah that believing women have to wear a headscarf.Below, please find a detailed answer article on this topic […]
When a woman cannot conceive a baby, doctors give the option to get an egg from a donor and implant it in her, with her husband’s sperm. Then she will be pregnant. Is that halal?
Below, please read a detailed answer from the Islamqa website: Question:Is it permissible to put the sperm of the husband and the egg of the wife in the uterus of […]
Is it Islamically permissible for women to get botox injections for the reduction/prevention of wrinkles?
Below, please find a link to an answer that aligns with our Imam’s office fiqh opinion: https://daruliftaa.com/miscellaneous/is-it-permissible-to-get-botox-injections/
Is abortion allowed in Islam if the fetus is malformed?
Below, please find the answer by the head of the American Muslim Jurists Assembly, Sheikh Dr. Salah Al Sawy: In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, All praise […]