Category: Menstruation
Fatwa#: 17925
Asked Country: United Kingdom

Answered Date: May 13,2009

Title: my question is that if i am on my period, do i still perform wu'du so i can make du'a? Is there anything else i need to do before i can make du'a while on my period?

Question

my question is that if i am on my period, do i still perform wu'du so i can make du'a? Is there anything else i need to do before i can make du'a while on my period?

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

 

It is not necessary for a woman observing her menses to make wudu when offering dua. However, if she does so, then she will be rewarded for it, inshAllah. 

 

(Aapke Masa’il Aur Unka Hal, 2/73, Ludhyanwi)

لا تقرأ الحائض والنفساء والجنب شيئا من القرآن والآية وما دونها سواء في التحريم على الأصح إلا أن لا يقصد بما دون الآية القراءة مثل أن يقول الحمد لله يريد الشكر أو بسم الله عند الأكل أو غيره فإنه لا بأس به.
(الفتاوى الهندية، 1/43، العلمية)

And Allah knows best

Wassalamu Alaikum

Ml. Sajid bin Shabbir,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In'aamiyyah


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