Is masterbation of the husband by the wife allowed?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

By reading some of the questions posed by the other brothers/sisters, i am led to the belief that it is permissibl. to my knoledge, it is not allowed for a man to masterbat or for a women to masterbate them selves. however after reading selected questions, i have arrived a the conclusion taht it is allowed for a man to masterbat his wife and for a women to materbate her husband. are my conclusions correct?


It is not permissible for any male or female to masturbate themselves. Spouses may have foreplay as a form of intimacy.

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai