Explore various interpretations from biblical and cultural perspectives on topics surrounding menstruation, including sin, purity, and societal norms.
What does God say about period blood?
In another biblical passage it is stated that if a man has sexual relations with a woman during her menstrual period, both of them must be cut off from the community for they have both been exposed the source of her blood flow (Leviticus 20:18).
Are periods a result of sin?
2. Menstruation and Original Sin. Scripture implicitly points to the fact that menstruation is as a result of original sin (just as the pain that comes with childbirth). It is a sign of humanity’s fallen nature.
Why should we not touch God during periods?
Why should we not touch God during menstruation? in old times, these three days were meant for women to rest – as for rest days they did lots of physical household work. Menstruating women are considered divine – which is why if a menstruating woman enters a temple – all energy will be diverted to her.
Is it a sin to go to Temple during periods?
You can go to temple everyday or whenever you want regardless of your menstrual cycle! If you really do believe in God, then remember that he’s who made you this way and he doesn’t mind you visiting him when you are down.
Why shouldn’t you hold a baby while on your period?
Since mom herself will be back on her period soon, there’s no valid, medically-proven reason that someone’s menstrual cycle would cause any harm to a newborn.