Memorising the Qur’an during haidh

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Q: Is it allowed for a menstruating woman who is memorizing Quran (doing Hifz):

1. to memorize from Quran

2. Memorize from Mobile or laptop without touching the script

3. To attend Quran lesson with teacher (both listening Quran from others and reciting herself)

4. To recite from her memory

If No, is there any way she can explain to her teacher as she follow some other school of thought (fiqh) and says it is okay to attend classes during this time of month? And is it haram (or Sin) for a student if she follows her teacher in this case if her teacher is wrong?



1. No.

2. Reciting in menses is not permissible.

She should explain to her teacher.

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


Answered by:

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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