Applying henna to hands and hair during menstruation

Question 150Is it permissible for me to apply henna to my hands and hair during the time of my menstrual period?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. It is permissible for you, for the basic principle in this regard is permissibility since there is no Shar‘ee (Islaamic legal) text to the effect of prohibition… read more here.

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Taking pills for restoring menstural periods

Question 149My wife has not had her monthly period for over five months, and she is not pregnant according to tests and medical examinations. The doctor has prescribed pills for her so that she can have her period. Can she take these pills?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. It is permissible for her to take the pills as long as the doctor affirms that they do not have effects that are more harmful than or equal to the benefit of taking them… read more here.

What is the ruling on the menstruating woman entering a Masjid?

Question 148Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to enter the Masjid (mosque)? What is the evidence for this?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. A menstruating woman is not permitted to enter the Masjid, except by way of passing by or crossing through it, if she needs to, like the case of a person who is junub (in a state of major ritual impurity), for Allaah (Exalted be He) says (what means)… read more here.

Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to perform Salaah?

Question 147Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to offer Salaah (Prayer)? Is it permissible for a person to have conjugal intercourse with his wife on the night of ‘Eed-ul-Ad-haa (the Festival of the Sacrifice) and that of Laylat-ul-Qadr (the Night of Decree)? When is it unlawful for a Muslim husband to have intercourse with his wife?

Answer: All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, and his family and Companions. Firstly: It is not permissible for a menstruating woman to offer Salaah as long as she is menstruating. A menstruating woman is exempted from the duty of offering Salaah and she is not required to make up for the Salaah she missed after the end of menstruation. Once the menstruation period ends, the woman has to perform Ghusl (ritual bath) and offer the duly current Salaah… read more here.

A menstruating woman performing Tawaaf (circumambulation of the Ka`bah)

Question 46:  Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to perform Tawaaf (circumambulation around the Ka‘bah)? I do not want to just hear the answer, because I already know it, but I would like to know the evidence on this. May Allaah guide you to what pleases Him!

Answer: Tawaf around Al-Bayt Al-`Ateeq (the Ka`bah) is the same as Salaah (Prayer), so it has the same conditions. The only difference between them is the permissibility of talking during Tawaaf. Therefore, Tahaarah (ritual purification) is a condition for the validity of Tawaf… read more here.

Staying in the mosque by menstruating woman or Junub

Question 28: What is the ruling on a menstruating woman touching the Mus-haf (copy of the Qur’aan) and reciting from it? Also, what is the ruling on her entering the Masjid (mosque)? Is it permissible for her to stay there for any purpose?

Answer: Firstly, it is not permissible for a menstruating woman to touch the Mus-haf, according to the opinion of the Jumhoor (dominant majority of scholars); for Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.

Reciting the Qur’aan by a menstruating woman

Question 27: What is the ruling on a menstruating woman touching the Mus-haf (copy of the Qur’aan) and reciting from it? Also, what is the ruling on her entering the Masjid (mosque)? Is it permissible for her to stay there for any purpose?

Answer: Firstly, it is not permissible for a menstruating woman to touch the Mus-haf, according to the opinion of the Jumhoor (dominant majority of scholars); for Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.

Touching a Mus-haf by a menstruating woman

Question 26: What is the ruling on a menstruating woman touching the Mus-haf (copy of the Qur’aan) and reciting from it? Also, what is the ruling on her entering the Masjid (mosque)? Is it permissible for her to stay there for any purpose?

Answer: Firstly, it is not permissible for a menstruating woman to touch the Mus-haf, according to the opinion of the Jumhoor (dominant majority of scholars); for Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.

A menstruating woman washing the dead

Question 7: Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to wash and shroud the dead?

Answer: It is permissible for a menstruating woman to wash and shroud the bodies of dead women or the body of her deceased husband. Menstruation does not provide a legal hindrance for the prohibition of washing the dead… read more here.