Is it necessary to complete 40 days after the child birth and then offer the prayers Or whenever bleeding stops, a lady can h
- 21 Jul 2008 16:38:50
Is it necessary to complete 40 days after the child birth and then offer the prayers Or whenever bleeding stops, a lady can have bath and start offering the prayers. If bleeding stops before 40 days then a lady can have bath and start prayers. Regards.
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
If bleeding stops before forty days, a woman will have to take a bath and start performing her Salat. It is not necessary for her to wait for the completion of forty days in order to perform her Salat.
(Al-Fatawa al-Tatarkhaniyyah, vol 1, pg 390, Idara Al-Quran / Behishti Zewar, vol 1, pg 95, ZamZam)
وان انقطع الدم قبل الاربعين ودخل وقت صلاة تنتظر الى اخر الوقت ثم تغتسل فى بقية الوقت وتصلى (الفتاوى التاتارخانية 1/390,ادارة القرآن)
and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
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