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Qadha of the fasts of the 10th of Muharram (Aashura)

Q. I would like to know if i got my menstruation while keeping the fast of Aashura, do I now have to keep a Qadhaa fast of Aashura? A. In principle, if a woman experiences Haidh during a fast, it is compulsory upon her to make Qadha of the fasts in which she...

Menstruation (Haidh) after Post-Natal Bleeding (Nifaas)

Q. I need help pls, my nifas finished on 3 August (40days). On the 19th Aug I saw very little light brown discharge at asr. The next day only saw at zuhr, clean whole day and the next day only at Fajr and then clean. On sun 26 Aug saw again very little light brown...

Making up (Qadha) for fasts broken due to menses (Haidh)

Q. I know that a woman cannot keep fasts whilst in Haidh-menstruation. Then, if she experiences menstruation whilst fasting, does she have to keep Qadha for the missed fasts in Haidh or not? A. Yes. A woman cannot observe fasts whilst in Haidh (menstruation). However,...

Making Wudhu in the state of menstruation

Q. Is there any benefit for a menstruating woman to make Wudhu whilst in the state of menstruation?   A. The primary purpose of performing Wudhu is to gain cleanliness (Tahaarah) for the performance of Salaah and to perform other acts of worship. Whilst a person in...