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I Can’t Wait to Menstruate So I Don’t Have to Pray - About Islam

I Can’t Wait to Menstruate So I Don’t Have to Pray

In this counseling answer: • Make dua that you start to love obeying Allah, make dua that you value Allah. • The thoughts that you are currently having are a blessing from Allah. They should help you realize that you need to continue to work hard towards attaining Allah’s pleasure and not get distracted. • …

5 Habits to Better Manage and Look Forward to Your Period

5 Habits to Better Manage Your Period

Even though it happens on a monthly basis for most, menstruation has a way of catching women off guard. Premenstrual symptoms, such as irritability, bloating, or cravings seem to rise inexplicably out of nowhere! Then there is that “aha” moment when the period actually begins and it all starts to make sense. Every discomfort connected …

First Period Talk

First Period Talk - 9 Things I Told My Daughter

Women are inadequately taught abouttheir bodies, and the older I get the more frustrating I find this problem. The piecemeal education we receive from our society, culture, and parents teaches us to normalize pain or medicalize the solution. As a result, many of us are fully grown in our bodies yet still trying to figure …

I Feel Sad for Having My Period During Ramadan

I Feel Sad for Having My Period During Ramadan

In this counseling answer: •You can do other activities when you have your period that will enhance your spirituality, your closeness to Allah and your feelings of continued participation.These include volunteering with the needy, preparing food for the hungry or homeless, organizing fundraising drives for those in need, etc. •You stated that you always feel …

Can't Fast

Why Can't I Fast During Menstruation?!

Assalamu AlaykumDear Amina, I truly appreciate your “overflow” of love and enthusiasm towards Allah and Islam! Allow me to clarify some misinformation you were given. You don’t abstain from prayer and fasting while menstruating because you become impure! I tell you that no believer, whatever he might have done, becomesimpure in body or soul. In …

How Can Women with Irregular Menses Pray and Fast?

Irregular Menses: How Do Women Manage Prayer and 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. In this fatwa: It is clear that you are experiencing a menopausal stage, and in this case you can simply refrain from Prayer …

How to make the best of Ramadan during menstruation

How to Make the Best of Ramadan During Menstruation?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Sister and Ramadan Mubarak! Thank you so much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. For all the ladies who get disappointed when they go through this period during the blessed month of Ramadan, don’t worry at all! There are plenty of activities and acts of worship you can …

Making up for Missed Fast during Menses A Must

Is It Required to Make Up Missed Fasts Due to Menses?

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: Scholars have unanimously agreed that it is mandatory for menstruating women and women who had post childbirth bleeding to break …



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