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When Does the Soul (Ruh) Enter the Foetus?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamualaikum, I have a question regarding: when does the soul ruh enter the foetus? When is the first day of the counting of 120 days? Is it the last day of the period? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Generally, the answer to this question would be determined by the appropriate medical […]

When Does the Soul (ruh) Enter the Foetus?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: When Does the Soul (ruh) Enter the Foetus? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer: According to the jurists (fuqaha), the soul (ruh) enters the foetus at around 120 days (4 months) post-conception. They have based this duration upon a Qur’anic verse and a Hadith […]