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40 Days Amal


Assalam alaykum,

If a woman wants to perform 40 day amal and in between she becomes a haidha what should she do in the following cases:

(1) If her amal includes salaat

(2) If her amal includes surahs from holy Quran

(3) If her amal includes duas or tasbeeh

Pls if possible do give a link to the answers of the above queries from Ayatulla Sistani .



Answer to a)

In the Name of God, the Most High.

She can carry on and offer the remaining prayers after menstrual cycle.

May Allah grant you success.

Board of Istifta – Office of His Eminence, Al-Sayyid Ali Al-Sistani


Answer to b)

Recitation of the holy Quran can be continued in the state of Haidh though it is makrooh. Kindly refer to ruling number 483 in this link-


Answer to c)

Likewise, one can continue reciting Duas and tasbeeh in the state of Haidh.