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How Does a Woman Wash Herself After Sexual Intercourse and Menses?

How Does a Woman Wash Herself After Sexual Intercourse and Menses?

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. In this fatwa: 1- There is no difference between men and women when it comes to ghusl after sexual intercourse. Neither of them have to undo their hair for ghusl. It …

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Divorce During Pregnancy or Menses: Permissible?

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: 1- Most of the jurists consider divorce during menses valid, although it is undesirable (makruh). 2- The divorce during pregnancy …

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 …

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

Salam Dear Nagwa, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I also thank you a lot for such an intriguing question that displays how our sisters are keen on knowing the wisdom behind religious ordinances. Surely this is good, but still we cannot always grasp the wisdom behind everything. Allah’s Wisdom Exceeds …

Menses Exceeds Regular Period: What Should I Do?

Menses Exceeds Regular Period: What Should I Do?

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: In your case, you need to consider the pattern you have had prior to this incident as belonging to menses; …

Intimate Relations During Wife's Menses

Intimate Relations During Wife's 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 husband and his wife can practice their normal sexual relation whenever they want, with the exception of sexual intercourse …



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