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) […]

Making Up Fasts Missed Due to Menstruation

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have years worth of missed fasts due to menstruation as I was unaware I had to make them up. I am unsure of what I should do.  Do I pay fidya? I am poor and without income and will have to save up money to pay.   Answer: […]

Can I Pay Fidya for Missed Days of Fasting Due to Menses?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Can I pay fidya and feed the poor to make up for fasts missed during ramadan due to menstrual cycle instead of fasting after ramadan? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. No, you must make up the […]

The Complete Guide to Fasting

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahimi The Fiqh Of Fasting In the Hanafi Madhhab by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. The Companion Abdullah ibn Umar ibn al-Khattab (Allah be pleased with him) said, “I heard the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) […]

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 […]

Do I Complete My Fast On the Day My Menstruation Starts?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question : Is it true that if I get my period during the day, then I still have to complete my fast (even though I still have to make it up in the future)? What if I have ‘broken’ my fast in the past once my period started, ignorant about […]