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Delaying the Prayer Until Menses Starts

Question posed to Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allaah preserve him):

Question:
If the time of Salaatul-‘Eshaa comes in, however the woman doesn’t pray it in the beginning of its time, rather she delays it until the middle of its time, then she further delays it until the end of its time and then her monthly cycle comes all of a sudden–is it upon her to make up that obligatory pray which she delayed after she becomes clean from her menses or not? Also what is the ruling if the opposite was to happen? She becomes clean from her menses and the time of the obligatory Salaah from one of the five obligatory prayers is still in. Does she pray or not?

Answer:
If the woman reaches (the time of) prayer from one of the (five) prayers, and she didn’t perform it until her menses came upon her, indeed it is obligatory upon her to pray that Continue reading