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How Should a Widow Observe Her Iddah?

How Should a Widow Observe Her Iddah?

My relative has recently passed away. My question is this: What is his widow supposed to do? We have been told that for four months and ten days, she must wear white clothing and also that she must not put any oil in her hair. Is this an obligation under Islamic law? Jazakum Allah khayran.

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Intimacy and Divorce before Nikah: Is `Iddah a Must?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: If she had full intercourse with her husband, she has to wait for the `iddah period; three consequence menses. However, …

Mood Swings During 'Iddah: Is This Normal?

Mood Swings During 'Iddah: Is This Normal?

In this counseling answer: Having mood swings at this time is a perfectly normal response. The good news is that these feelings will pass as you adjust. If you establish some adaptive coping mechanisms, this will assist you in the process. There are a number of things you can do here. Wa Alaikum salaam wa Rahmatullah …

What Are the Regulations of Waiting Period for Widows?

What Are the Regulations of Waiting Period for Widows?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- A widow should observe `Iddah for four months and ten days. 2- In case the widow is pregnant then her `Iddah should continue until she delivers. 3- During …

How to Calculate `Iddah (waiting period)

How to Calculate `Iddah (Waiting Period)

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: `Iddah (waiting period) begins right after valid divorce. So, if you are in doubt regarding your divorce, you need to seek …

Is There a Waiting Period for a Christian Woman Married to a Muslim Man

Is There a Waiting Period for a Christian Woman Married to a Muslim Man?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

What Is the `Iddah (Waiting Period) in the Case of Khul`?

Is it necessary after khul` to observe `iddah (waiting period) and confine at home for 4 months, though she did not meet her husband for the last 4 years, and will not work anymore during that period (4 months)? In that case, how will she bear daily necessities?



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