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Maintenance of bride

My sister got married in November 2019 and spent 1 month with her husband abroad. She came back to India alone and she stayed with her husband parents. Between husband and wife having understanding issues. All elders tried best to make them understand but Groom not in...

Fasting during pregnancy

Assalamualikum. I will be in the last month of my pregnancy during ramadan. I wanted to ask that what is the ruling of fasting for me this ramadan since i will be nearing the end of my pregnancy. If i do not fast, can i still offer taraweeh or not? Answer Wa’alaykum...

Does a miscarriage terminate iddah?

Question: Does a miscarriage terminate iddah? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, a pregnant woman’s iddah (waiting period) is the duration of pregnancy until delivery. If a...

Hadiths on ‘Iddah

Kindly share Hadiths related to the ‘iddah (waiting period), especially if there is a Hadith mentioning virtues for a woman who passes away during it.

Does my unborn child inherit from my husbands estate?

Q. My husband passed away and I am pregnant. Does my unborn child inherit from my husbands estate? A. The unborn child is entitled to his/her share of inheritance from the estate of his/her deceased father. As such, in this case, the estate of the deceased should be...

Does divorce take place if a husband simply leaves his wife?

Q. I  have  a  colleague  who  is  in  her  40’s  and  in  the  process of going through a divorce. Due  to  her  spouse  cheating,  they  have  not  been  intimate  for  the  past  year . What  are  the rules  that  apply to  her  when  he  leaves? A. A marriage...

What is the status of a Khula’ divorce? 

Q. My husband issued me a divorce in lieu of my Mahr to him. What is the status of such a divorce? Is there an Iddah period for such a divorce? A. A wife returning the Mahr amount to the husband in exchange of a Talaaq is referred to as Khula’. The Talaaq issued by...