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Iddah after Divorce


Me and my husband are living separately from last 2 years, we have no physical relation in this time period, now we are divorced officially a week ago,, is Iddah applicable on me? Or should i marry without waiting to complete iddah?


Yes, she needs to observe the iddah.

Ayatullah Sistani’s ruling is:

The waiting period of a free woman is that after her husband divorces her during her Pak period, she should wait till she sees Haidh twice and becomes Pak. Thereafter, as soon as she sees Haidh for the third time, her waiting period will be over and she can marry again.

Kumail Rajani