Will women get Sawab for performing Wudu during monthly cycle?

Will women get Sawab for performing Wudu during monthly cycle?

Question 1: What do the blessed ‘Ulama [Islamic scholars] state regarding the following matter: Will women get Sawab [reward] for performing Wudu during monthly cycle?

بِسْمِ اللّٰہِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِیْمِ

اَلْجَوَابُ بِعَوْنِ الْمَلِکِ الْوَھَّابِ اَللّٰھُمَّ  ھِدَایَۃَ الْحَقِّ وَالصَّوَابِ

To retain the habit of offering Salah, it is Mustahab for a woman having monthly cycle to perform Wudu and remain engaged in doing Zikr, Salat-‘Alan-Nabi صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم, etc., for as long as she offers Salah in other usual days. She will get Sawab for doing so because it is Mustahab for a woman, and one gets Sawab for performing a Mustahab act. However, I haven’t read any explicit statement about whether a woman having monthly cycle will also get Sawab for performing Wudu in other than the aforementioned case or not.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہٗ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

Can women offer Salat-ul-Janazah?

Question 2: What do the blessed ‘Ulama state regarding the following matter: Can women go with Janazah [funeral] to offer Salat-ul-Janazah?

بِسْمِ اللّٰہِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِیْمِ

اَلْجَوَابُ بِعَوْنِ الْمَلِکِ الْوَھَّابِ اَللّٰھُمَّ  ھِدَایَۃَ الْحَقِّ وَالصَّوَابِ

It is impermissible and a sin for women to go with Janazah for offering Salat-ul-Janazah because our Beloved Nabi صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has forbidden the women from going with Janazah; in fact, he صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has declared such women to be empty of Sawab and filled with sins.

In his Hadees collection ‘Sunan Ibn Majah’, Imam Ibn Majah رَحْمَةُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has narrated:

عَنْ عَلِيٍّ، قَالَ: خَرَجَ رَسُوۡلُ اللَّهِ  صَلَّی اللہ تعالٰی علیہ واٰلہٖ وسلَّم فَإِذَا نِسْوَةٌ جُلُوسٌ فَقَالَ: مَا يُجْلِسُكُنَّ قُلْنَ: نَنْتَظِرُ الْجِنَازَةَ، قَالَ: هَلْ تَغْسِلْنَ قُلْنَ: لَا، قَالَ: هَلْ تَحْمِلْنَ، قُلْنَ: لَا، قَالَ: هَلْ  تُدْلِينَ   فِيمَنْ   يُدْلِي ،  قُلْنَ:  لَا،  قَالَ: فَارْجِعْنَ  مَأْ زُورَاتٍ  غَيْرَ  مَأْجُورَاتٍ

I.e. Sayyiduna ‘Ali رَضِىَ اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَنْهُ has narrated: Rasoolullah صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم came; some women were sitting [over there]. He صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم asked, ‘Why are you sitting [over here]?’ [They] humbly replied, ‘We are waiting for Janazah.’ He صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم asked, ‘Will you give Ghusl?’ [They] humbly replied, ‘No.’ He صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم asked, ‘Will you carry Janazah?’ [They] humbly replied, ‘No.’ He صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم asked, ‘Will you lower the deceased into the grave?’ [They] humbly replied, ‘No.’ He صَلَّى اللہُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم said, ‘Return; filled with sins and empty of Sawab.’ (Sunan Ibn Majah, pp. 113)

Imam ‘Abdur Rahman Jalaluddin Suyuti رَحْمَةُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has narrated in ‘Al-Jaami’-us-Sagheer’: Return; filled with sins and empty of Sawab. (Jami’-us-Sagheer ma’ Fayd-ul-Qadeer, vol. 1, pp. 605) (This) Hadees is Hasan. (As-Siraj, vol. 1, pp. 198)

Mentioning the “ruling for women” on going with Janazah, ‘Allamah ‘Alauddin Haskafi رَحْمَةُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه
has stated in ‘Durr-e-Mukhtar’: It is Makruh Tahreemi for women to go with Janazah. (Durr-e-Mukhtar, vol. 3. pp. 162)

Mentioning the “ruling for women” on carrying Janazah, it is stated in ‘Al-Ashabah wan-Nazaair’: A woman will not carry Janazah, even if the deceased is a woman. (Al-Ashabah wan-Nazaair, pp. 358)

Sadr-ush-Shari’ah, Mufti Muhammad Amjad ‘Ali A’zami رَحْمَةُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has stated in ‘Bahar-e-Shari’at’: It is impermissible and forbidden for women to go with Janazah. (Bahar-e-Shari’at, vol. 1, pp. 823)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہٗ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

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