Category: Divorce (Talaaq)
Fatwa#: 37643
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Feb 04,2017

Title: Khula Iddah


Assalamualaikum, I wanna know that, as I knw that a khula taken girls iddath ends in her 3 menstrual cycles, n recently I heard that it ends in 3mnths and 10days more, give me the correct answer, my iddath should b calculated by the date to date, example khula taken on 6th of novembr, so shall I calculate it to end on 6th Feb or by the 3 menstrual cycles, n I have regular menstrual cycles n had no problems, so how 2 deal with it.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.


The iddah of a woman who experiences menstrual cycles is three menstrual cycles.[i] 


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Imran Patel

Student Darul Iftaa



Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.







الجوهرة النيرة على مختصر القدوري (2/ 59)

(إذَا تَشَاقَّ الزَّوْجَانِ وَخَافَا أَنْ لَا يُقِيمَا حُدُودَ اللَّهِ فَلَا بَأْسَ أَنْ تَفْتَدِيَ نَفْسَهَا مِنْهُ بِمَالٍ يَخْلَعُهَا بِهِ)   (قَوْلُهُ فَإِذَا فَعَلَ ذَلِكَ وَقَعَ بِالْخُلْعِ تَطْلِيقَةً بَائِنَةً) سَوَاءٌ نَوَى أَوْ لَمْ يَنْوِ إذَا كَانَ فِي مُقَابَلَتِهِ مَالٌ؛ لِأَنَّ بِذِكْرِ الْمَالِ فِي مُقَابَلَةِ الْخُلْعِ يَتَعَيَّنُ الِانْخِلَاعُ مِنْ النِّكَاحِ مُرَادًا فَلَا يَحْتَاجُ إلَى النِّيَّةِ وَإِنْ لَمْ يُقَابِلْهُ مَالٌ إنْ نَوَى بِهِ الطَّلَاقَ وَقَعَ وَإِلَّا فَلَا؛ لِأَنَّهُ كِنَايَةٌ مِنْ كِنَايَاتِ الطَّلَاقِ


تبيين الحقائق شرح كنز الدقائق وحاشية الشلبي (2/ 267)

وَحُكْمُهُ وُقُوعُ الطَّلَاقِ الْبَائِنِ


الجوهرة النيرة على مختصر القدوري (2/ 73)

 (إذَا طَلَّقَ الرَّجُلُ امْرَأَتَهُ طَلَاقًا بَائِنًا أَوْ رَجْعِيًّا أَوْ ثَلَاثًا أَوْ وَقَعَتْ الْفُرْقَةُ بَيْنَهُمَا بِغَيْرِ طَلَاقٍ، وَهِيَ حُرَّةٌ مِمَّنْ تَحِيضُ فَعِدَّتُهَا ثَلَاثَةُ أَقْرَاءٍ) سَوَاءٌ كَانَتْ الْحُرَّةُ مُسْلِمَةً أَوْ كِتَابِيَّةً وَهَذَا إذَا طَلَّقَهَا بَعْدَ الدُّخُولِ أَمَّا قَبْلَهُ فَلَا عِدَّةَ عَلَيْهَا وَقَوْلُهُ أَوْ وَقَعَتْ الْفُرْقَةُ بَيْنَهُمَا بِغَيْرِ طَلَاقٍ مِثْلُ أَنْ تَحْرُمَ عَلَيْهِ بَعْدَ الدُّخُولِ بِأَنْ تُمَكِّنَ ابْنَ زَوْجِهَا مِنْ نَفْسِهَا أَوْ مَا أَشْبَهَ ذَلِكَ مِمَّا يُوجِبُ الْفُرْقَةَ بِالتَّحْرِيمِ (قَوْلُهُ وَالْأَقْرَاءُ الْحَيْضُ)


البحر الرائق شرح كنز الدقائق ومنحة الخالق وتكملة الطوري (4/ 139)

(قَوْلُهُ عِدَّةُ الْحُرَّةِ لِلطَّلَاقِ أَوْ الْفَسْخِ ثَلَاثَةُ أَقْرَاءٍ) أَيْ: حَيْضٍ ظَاهِرٌ





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