Menstruation: An Islamic Perspective

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About Course

This course takes an extensive look at the issue of Menstruation and how to deal with most of the issues related to it. More importantly, it explores how to apply the relevant principles in an easy to follow format that is unprecedented.

Why Take this Course?

– A Comprehensive Course on Menses

– A “one stop shop” for all you ever wanted to know about Islam and Menstruation

Easy to Follow

– Short individualized video lessons replete with easy to follow infographics to make learning that much easier. No Reading Required!

Lifetime Access

– Take as much time as you need. Repeat each lesson as many times as you want. Your comfort, your choice.

Your Self-Empowerment Starts Here

Learn from the comfort of your home at your own pace. Take as much time as you need. Learn difficult concepts with ease through the use of infographics, diagrams and images. Don’t be put off by embarrassment in seeking this important chapter on sacred knowledge.

Course curriculum

Module 1: Introduction

– Welcome to the Course!

– Introduction to the Module

– The Issue of Modesty

– The Importance of this Topic

– The Quranic Attitude

– Definitions

Module 2: The Effects of Menstruation

– Introduction

– How Menstruation affects Salah

– How Menstruation affects Fasting

– Menstruation and the Mosque

– Menstruation and the Quran

– Other matters

– When Does a Boy Become a Baligh?

– When Does a Girl Become a Baligha?

Module 3: The Parameters

  • Introduction
  • The Basics of Blood
  • The Basics of Tuhr
  • The Basic Cycle
  • An Example of a Cycle
  • Invalid Bleeding
  • What is as-Sahb?
  • An Example of as-Sahb
  • Another Example of as-Sahb with Ritual Blood
  • Third Example of as-Sahb with Ritual Blood
  • Fourth Example of as-Sahb with Hindsight Rulings
  • When We Cannot do As-Sahb
  • The End of Bleeding
  • Typical Menses Habits
  • Hindsight Rulings in Action
  • Hindsight Rulings in Action through Multiple Days
  • Understanding Hindsight Rulings: An Analogy (Optional)
  • Case Study with Hindsight Rulings
  • The Three Types of Women
  • The Starting of Valid Bleeding For a Beginner
  • A Beginner Bleeding less than the Min
  • A Beginner Bleeding more than the Max (part one)
  • A Beginner Bleeding more than the Max (part two)
  • A Beginner Bleeding more than the max (Part three)
  • A Beginner Bleeding more than the Max & Ending with Ritual Blood
  • A Beginner Bleeding more than the Max: A Complete but Invalid Tuhr
  • A Beginner Bleeding more than the max: A Complete but Invalid Tuhr (Part two)
  • Full Case Study for the Beginner
  • The Woman with a habit
  • The Woman with a Habit: Some Basic Rules
  • A Look at a Habit
  • Change in Habitual Time
  • Preserving Habitual Time and Number
  • Early Additional Blood
  • Change In Habitual Time: Early
  • Change In Habitual Time & Number & the 7th type of Invalid Blood
  • A Complete but Invalid Tuhr
  • Another Look at Change in habitual Time and Number & 7th Type of Invalid Blood
  • A Deeper Look at Early Blood
  • Starting and Ending with Ritual Blood
  • The End of Valid Bleeding: Introduction
  • The Four Scenarios When Bleeding Ends
  • When Bleeding Ends at the Max
  • When bleeding ends at the habit
  • When Bleeding Ends before and after the Habit
  • The Third Type of Women: The Confused Women

Module 4: Ghusl

  • The ‘Islamic’ Shower

Module 5: The Issue of the Excused Person

  • Introduction to the Issue of the Ma’dhur
  • Overview
  • The Condition of Initiation
  • The Condition of Validity
  • The Condition of Continuation
  • The Condition of Termination
  • The Issue of Washing off Impurities
  • You’ve Reached the End of the Course!

Teacher: Muhammad Haq

Muhammad Haq has over 16 years of teaching or being involved with the delivery of Islamic courses.

He formally studied the sciences of the Sharia intensely for several. This included Arabic Syntax (al-Naḥw), Arabic Literature (al-Adab al-‘Arabi), Islamic Jurisprudence (al-Fiqh), Creed (al-‘Aqīdah), Prophetic Tradition (Ḥadīth), Exegesis (Tafsīr), Principles of Exegesis (Uṣūl al-Tafsīr), Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Uṣūl al-Fiqh), Principles of Hadith (Uṣūl al-Ḥadīth) and Prophetic Biography (al-Sīrah al-Nabawiyyah). Thereafter he studied with Shaykh Akram Nadwi.

He also pursued a Bachelors in the Study of Religions, at the University of London, which he passed with First Class Honours. After this, he qualified as a teacher having completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Following on from teaching at different schools, he has helped deliver courses at the University of Westminster.

He has taught at Safar Academy, the brainchild of one of his teachers: Shaykh Hasan Ali. Whilst teaching here, Muhammad developed the Arabic syllabus and course material. He also developed and delivered courses to adults which included the historical development of Fiqh and the various approaches that exist within Sunni Islam. A more long-term role has been his involvement in the development of the worldwide-used syllabus and publications of Safar Academy in liaison with Shaykh Hasan Ali.

He is a published author on, writing on various topics of Fiqh (Islamic law) and its related topics.

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Course Content

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Intro and Issue of Modesty
  • Importance
  • Quranic Attitude
  • Definitions

Module 2: The Effects of Menstruation

Module 3: The Parameters

Module 4: Ghusl

Module 5: The Issue of the Excused Person

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