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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 Alaykum Dear 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, becomes impure 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 …

Making Up for Missed Fasts: Equal to Ramadan Days?

Ramadan Fast vs. Making-Up a Ramadan Fast: Equal Reward?

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: A menstruating woman does not fast and makes up for these days after Ramadan by Allah’s command. Hence, she will …

Intercourse before Wife Makes Ghusl after Menses

My Wife Finished Menses: Can We Have Sex Before Ghusl?

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- We are not allowed to engage in sexual intercourse with our wives during their monthly periods. 2- If the …

Painful Periods - What Should You Know?

Painful Periods - What Should You Know?

For a few days every month, when she got her monthly period, fifteen year old Manal* could barely endure the activities of a typical school day.  The severe pain in her back and cramping in her abdomen made focusing in class difficult and rigorous activities like sports or P.E. nearly impossible. Manal found a tiny …



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