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How Can I Stop Masturbation?

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Answered by: Mufti Shadman Ahmed


I wanted to know. How can I stop masturbation? 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful


The Prophet, peace and blessings upon him, mentions that whoever seeks to have chastity will have chastity. This is the struggle within ones oneself. It requires a great deal of willpower and that willpower will gain its strength through the consistent company of the pious scholars and the remembrance of Allah, the Highest. One must be consistent and courageous. Allah has not put on the burden of His slaves anything they cannot handle.

Please read through the links below regarding practical ways to safeguard oneself from the sin of masturbation.



Only Allah knows best

Written by Mufti Shadman Ahmed

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

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