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Is it allowed for a woman to have her nikah while she is having menses?

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is it allowed for a woman to have her nikah while she is having menses?


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Nikaah in menses

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Marriage is prohibited for a woman who is in the state of ‘ehram’ for pilgrimage, or during her ‘iddah’ or waiting period.


The ‘nikaah’ of a believing woman during her menses will be considered absolutely lawful and valid in the Sight of Shariah and of Allah Subhanah. The menstrual condition of the woman has absolutely no relation to the validity of her ‘nikaah’.


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