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What Are Acts of Worship a Menstruating Woman Can Engage In?

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: Assalam ‘aleykum What are acts of worship a menstruating woman can engage in? Answer: Assalamu alaykum AlhamduLlilah, it’s very inspiring to hear that sisters are concerned about continuing acts of worship during their menstrual cycles. Menstruation Is Not A Punishment The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) […]

Why Can’t A Menstruating Woman Touch the Qur’an? Islam’s Perspective on Menstruation

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: I was hoping that perhaps you could help me understand why a menstruating women is not allowed to touch a Qur’an, or I suppose more so why a menstruating women is deemed “impure.” Somehow it has been bothering me that all women would be considered impure for so many […]

Worship in Ramadan For a Menstruating Woman

Originally published on: Aug 29, 2010 Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: If a sister is unable to fast the last 10 days of Ramadan, what are somethings she is permissible to do since those last ten 10 are sacred? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Ramadan Mubarak. AlhamduLlilah, it’s very inspiring to hear that sisters are concerned […]

The Qur’an & Menstruation

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What are the rulings related to the Quran and a woman in the state of menstruation? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, 1. It is permitted for women to read Qur’anic verses for protection, dua, and the intention of dhikr, even if out loud. However, it would not be permitted […]

Can A Menstruating Woman Recite The Qur’an?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permitted for a menstruating woman to recite the Qur’an? What about reading a du`a that has Qur’an in it? Answer: It is permitted to read the Qur’an without actually reciting the words or touching it (e.g. by looking at it, such as from a computer screen), though […]