Category: Women
Fatwa#: 16732
Asked Country: South Africa

Answered Date: May 21,2008

Title: Can a woman have relations after her period is over but before she has Ghusal?


My question is "Can a woman have relations after her period is over but before she has ghusal?"


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

1. It is permissible for a man to have conjugal relations with his wife once her menstrual period has terminated before ten days as per her monthly habit and a complete salah time elapses after her bleeding stops, even though she did not take a bath. However it is preferable that she take a bath.


[Nurul Idaah Pg.51 Kutub Khaanah Imdaadiyah Deoband]


2. If a woman bled for ten days and ten nights, then the moment she stops bleeding sexual intercourse with her will be permissible irrespective of her taking a bath or not.         [Bahishti Zewar Pg.92]

And Allah knows best


Ml. Ebrahim Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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