Hadith on Menses: Women make up missed fasts but not prayers

Mu’adhah reported: I asked Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, “Why do menstruating women make up missed fasts but not missed prayers?” Aisha said, “When we were afflicted with menstruation, we were ordered to make up missed fasts but not missed prayers.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 335

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

Al-Tirmidhi said, “The people of knowledge acted upon this and we do not know of any disagreement between them, that a menstruating women makes up her missed fasts and does not make up her prayers.”

Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 787

عَنْ مُعَاذَةَ قَالَتْ سَأَلْتُ عَائِشَةَ رضي الله عنها فَقُلْتُ مَا بَالُ الْحَائِضِ تَقْضِي الصَّوْمَ وَلَا تَقْضِي الصَّلَاةَ قَالَتْ كَانَ يُصِيبُنَا ذَلِكَ فَنُؤْمَرُ بِقَضَاءِ الصَّوْمِ وَلَا نُؤْمَرُ بِقَضَاءِ الصَّلَاةِ

335 صحيح مسلم كتاب الحيض باب وجوب قضاء الصوم على الحائض دون الصلاة

وقال الترمذي وَالْعَمَلُ عَلَى هَذَا عِنْدَ أَهْلِ الْعِلْمِ لاَ نَعْلَمُ بَيْنَهُمُ اخْتِلاَفًا أَنَّ الْحَائِضَ تَقْضِي الصِّيَامَ وَلاَ تَقْضِي الصَّلاَةَ

787 سنن الترمذي كتاب الصوم باب ما جاء في قضاء الحائض الصيام دون الصلاة