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Qadha of the Aashura fast due to menses

Nasihah (Advice): Three things which do not break the fast


Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Three things do not break the fast of the fasting person: Cupping, vomiting (unintentionally), and a wet dream.” (Tirmidhi)




Question and Answer:


  1. Slmz. I would like to know if i got my menstruation while keeping the fast of Aashura do i now have to keep a qadhaa fast.


(Question published as received)



  1. In principle, if a woman experiences Haidh (menses) during a fast, the fast will break and it will be compulsory upon her to make Qadha of it. Hence, the same ruling will apply to a woman who experienced Haidh whilst observing the fast of Aashura, i.e. she will have to make Qadha of that fast. (Badaai-us-Sanaai’ 2/94)


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Mufti Ismaeel Bassa



Mufti Ebrahim Desai


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