Menstruation and the ṭawāf al-ifāḍa: A Study of Ibn Taymiyya’s Landmark Ruling of Permissibility

Abstract This article examines Ibn Taymiyya’s (d. 728/1328) unprecedented fatwas allowing menstruating female pilgrims to perform the ṭawāf al-ifāḍa, an essential rite of the hajj. In normative jurisprudential law, menstruating women are obliged to stay in Mecca and fulfil this rite only after retur...

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Main Author: Nurgat, Yahya
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 12.02.2020
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) pp. 1 - 20
Data of publication: 2020-02-12
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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