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Is Masturbation Prohibited in Islam?

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I am muslim student. I want to enquire whether it is true that masturbation is prohibited in islam? If not what is the correct way of doing it?

(2) Next thing, I want to ask is by what quantity of siemen reduction it becomes essential for someone to take bath?


(Fatwa: 338=344/B

(1) Yes, masturbation is forbidden in Islam.

(2) If even a drop of semen comes out with shahwah (lust) then the bath will be farz (compulsory).

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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