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Menses and Overcoming Depression

Short Answer: To be able to combat your feelings of depression, remind yourself that you’re not being prevented from connecting with God, nor are you being banished from His mercy because something is wrong with you. Much to the contrary, there is nothing wrong with you. In fact, God is giving you a lighter load in consideration of …

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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 …

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New Muslim Sister: Can I Make Du'aa' During Menstruation?

Short Answer: “Yes, definitely you can make du’aa’ (supplication) to Allah anytime you want!… Regarding your other question, do you have to do wudu and wear your prayer garment? No, not necessarily. We call upon Allah whenever and wherever. So it is not limited to when we have ablution and dressed in certain garments.” Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so …

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How Can I Stay Close to God When I'm "Not Praying"?

Salam Dear Anissa, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I can easily sense the grief you are feeling through the expressions you used while talking about menstruation. I can also feel how much you care to be a perfect Muslim. May Allah lead us all to the right path. Discrimination Against …

Intercourse during Menstruation: Any Expiation?

Intercourse during Menstruation: Any Expiation?

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. Dear brother in Islam, thank you for your question which reflects your care to have a clear view of the teachings of Islam. Allah commands Muslims to refer to people of …

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Does Blood after Mensuration Nullify Fasting?

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. Dear sister, thank you for your question and for your interest in performing Prayers and fasting, two of the pillars of Islam. As …

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Menstruation: When to Stop and Resume Prayer

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. Dear sister in Islam, we really appreciate your reposing great confidence in us and we hope these humble efforts of ours meet your …



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