Iddat of Three Divorces

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Q: If your husband has given you all 3 talaaqs (divorces) via sms what is your iddah (waiting) period ? I have heard that it’s just 40 days but have learned that it supposed to be 3 menstrual cycles.

A: The Iddah period is three menstrual cycles.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

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