Rulings Related to the Quran and a Woman in the State of Menstruation.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have seen the answer about it being okay to recite Qur’an with the intention of Dhikr while being in menstruation. Can you please explain it more? In particular, I am a Hanafi and have doubts about whether it is okay to read from a computer screen […]

Does My Period Start Only When I See Red Blood?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I’m really confused about my period. I didn’t have my menses for 5 months then for 4 months I saw brownish, yellowish, Brown-orangish, yellow-orangish, and pinkish colors for four to six days each months but no bleeding (red blood). There is more than 15 days of Purity […]

My Menses Have Started in the Middle of My Expiation. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum A sister has started keeping the 60 penalty fasts in December and when there was about 8 fasts left the next menses started and went over 10 days. As soon as 10 days were up she started fasting again and praying. Does she continue keeping the fasts […]

What Is the Minimum Period of Purity Between Menses?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, What is the minimum period of purity between menses according to the Hanafi School? If a woman sees blood before the minimum period, and it has the characteristics of menstrual blood, should she still continue to pray and fast? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah, The minimum […]

Is my Ghusl Valid Though I Was Experiencing Istihadah [Abnormal Bleeding]?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: 1) I had istihada but had to do a ghusl during it. Is my ghusl valid though I was bleeding? 2) To establish the chronic excuse the excuse has to be there even whilst doing a minimal wudu and quick prayer. What does minimal wudu and quick prayer mean? […]

Is It Valid to Divorce Someone While Angry or During Menstruation?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu aleykum, I am writing as my husband has issued a 3rd talaq while I was on my menses. The second talaq was given 2 years ago also during a time of impurity. The first one was fine and during a time of purity. From what I have read […]

What to Do If Menses End During Ramadan in Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: According to the Maliki Madhab, during Ramadan, if a female believes she is at the end of her monthly menses can she take ghusl and make intention to fast prior to fajr? What does she do if she still has her menses after waking up later in the day, […]