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If you missed fasting few days in the month of Ramadan, due to your menstrual period or due to traveling, you just need to keep Qadha fast for every missed day and there is no Kaffara of feeding sixty poor believers. Kaffara is obligatory on those who deliberately leave fasting not because of illness or menstrual period, or traveling.


Her sincere heart and humble feelings towards her Creator, Allah are the same whether she is in menstruation or not. Apart from Salah and Tawaf, she can:

- Recite Quran except verses of obligatory verses,

- Recite supplications and

- Munajaat,

- Thikr (Zikr) of Allah e.g Salawaat, Istighfaar, Tasbeeh, Alhamdulillah, Subhanallah etc.

- Learning and teaching useful knowledge which is from the best worship of Allah.

-Helping others.


Istihadhah can be minor or medium or big depending on the amount of the blood. In all these types of Istihadha, fasting is obligatory as well as Salaah, but after Wudhu for every Salah in the minor, or adding on Ghusl before Fajr in the medium or adding three Ghusls ; before Fajr and before Zohr, and befor Maghrib in the big Istihadhah.

Minor Istihadhah is when the blood does not fill the whole pad. In this case Wudhu is obligatory for every Salaah whether Wajib or recommended.

Medium Istihadha is when the blood fills the whole pad but does not leak out of it. In this case she must add one Ghusl before Fajr.

 Big Istihadhah is when the blood fill the whole pad and leaks out of it. In this case she must add three Ghusls as mentioned above.


Yes of course. Acceptance of every worship depends on the sincerity in the intention.

Menstruating female is allowed to perform all worship e.g. Thikr of Allah, Du'a, reading Quran (except the four verses of obligatory Sojood). She is not allowed to pray any Salah nor perform Tawaf around Ka'ba nor stay in Masjid.