Can a woman recite the Qur’an in the state of haidh?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I have to ask can we read any verses or sipara by tongue without touching it in the period days? Can I only read by tongue in these days?


A: In the state of haidh it is impermissible for a woman to touch the Qur’an or recite it.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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