Clipping nails and removing unwanted hair during Haydh
What is the ruling of clipping nails and removing unwanted hair for a menstruating woman?
As-Salaamualaikum. What is the ruling of clipping nails and removing unwanted hair for a woman in the state of haidh?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
A woman in her menses should clip her nails and remove unwanted hair if the duration of not cutting exceeds forty days or if the nails are so long that they may harm herself or her child.
And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best
Hanif Yusuf Patel
Student Darul Iftaa
Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
 و لا عذر فيما وراء الأربعين ويستحق الوعيد كذا في القنية
[Al-Fatāwa al-Alamgiriyyah, 5: 356-7, Maktabah Rashidiyyah; Bahishti Zewar, 2: 82, Zam Zam Publishers]
[Birgivi`s Manual Interpreted: Completed Fiqh of Menstruation & Related Issues, p. 29-30, Amana Publications, USA]
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