Q: What is the ruling of masturbation in Islam for men and women? I have heard that it can cause weak memory and eyesight as well as other health problems.
A: Deriving pleasure from one’s body through masturbation is not permissible.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)