Question If a woman gets menstruation at Mina on 10th
Dhul-Hijjah before doing Tawafal-Ifadah and shecannot stay for few days in Mina/Makkah, due to her return flight booked to home country, whatshould she do? Answer:
If a woman who cannot stay at Mina/Makkah due to her return flight to her home country and she isnot in a position to come back to do Tawafal-Ifadah, in that case she can put a cloth on her private parts and do Tawafal-Ifadah.(This decision is given by Shaikh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah and Allamah Ibn Al-Qayyim published inUrdu News Saudi Arabia on 27th February 2001 corresponding to 4th Dhul-Hijjah 1421H.)
Question If a woman gets menstruation on 10th Dhul-Hijjah after Tawafal-Ifadah, what should she do?
Answer: If she starts to have menses after Tawafal-Ifadah, and she cannot wait in Mina/Makkah till her mensesstops, in that case she can leave Makkah without doing Farewell Tawaf (Tawafal-Wida‘) asmenstruating women are excused from doing Farewell Tawaf.
Question Can a woman intending to do Umrah/Hajj, use the pill to delay the menstruation?
Answer: Yes, she can use the pill (Tablets which contain hormones) to delay the menstruation. These tabletsshould be started with consultation of a doctor; usually they are taken 4-5 days before the expecteddate of menses and can be continued for 10-14 days. Effect of the pill will remain till the tablets arecontinued and bleeding will start after 2-3 days of stopping the pill
2.They must sacrifice an animal (camel). NOTE: This sacrifice of animal (camel) will be separate from the sacrifice of Hajj.
Question What is the fine if compulsory acts (Wajibat) of Hajj are missed?
Answer: Let us remind ourselves the compulsory acts of Hajj.The compulsory acts of Hajj are as follows:
1.Assuming Ihram from Meeqat.
2.Stay at Arafat on 9th
Dhul-Hijjah from the afternoon until a part of the night.
3.Spending the night (between 9th and 10th Dhul-Hijjah) at Muzdalifah.
4.Stoning the Jamarat (Pillars).
5.The Farewell Tawaf (Note: Menstruating women are excused from the Farewell Tawaf, if theyhave to travel back).If any of the compulsory act is not performed, one has to offer a sacrifice of an animal (sheep) tocompensate for the omission.