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How Can Sisters Maintain Faith During Menses?

How Can Sisters Maintain Faith During Menses?

What can our sisters do to maintain the connection with Allah during that certain time of the month? Prayer is one of the pillars of Islam and it is an enormous part of our faith. Some may see it as a bit of a challenge to find something to fill that space where prayer usually …

Menses Disorder How to Pray

Menses Disorder: How to Pray?

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: As for menses, it is known that each woman has a special cycle. So, the regular period should be observed …

Should My Non-Muslim Wife Take Ghusl After Menses

Should My Non-Muslim Wife Take Ghusl After Menses?

Wa`alaykum as-salam 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: A non-Muslim wife is not required to abide by the Islamic Shari`ah-related matters such as “intention” or following the exact method of performing ghusl. Therefore, as long as …

7 Ways to Maximize Laylatul Qadr During Menses

7 Ways to Maximize Laylatul Qadr During Menses

How would a sister who is going through menses deal with Laylatul Qadr? She is not allowed to pray, not allowed to fast, not allowed to recite or touch the Quran. Is Allah depriving her of a chance to worship in a night which equals the one thousand months?

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Why Aren't Women Allowed to Pray During Their Period?

Short Answer: Almighty Allah lifted the load of prayer and the burden of fasting from woman’s shoulders during this period. Menses is neither a funny nor a nice experience. There is an important maxim in Islam: “difficulty brings ease,” meaning that when a person is experiencing anything difficult, Islam will give him some concessions that make life easy …

Within My Limitations - My Plan for the Last Part of Ramadan

Within My Limitations - My Plan for the Last Part of Ramadan

“Oh no, not again!” Aaliya shook her head left and right. She couldn’t believe her eyes. Twenty first Ramadan is going to be the day when her menses should start. It has been three years in a row that she has missed the last ten days of Ramadan. She felt like crying…



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