How are Iddah dates calculated?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


A: Haamidaw wa Musalliyaa

If the husband passed away on the first of the Lunar month, the Iddah dates will be calculated based on the Lunar calender.However, if he passed away during the month, the Iddah period will be 130 days.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Shafiq Jakhura (Mufti)
Fatwa Dept.