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Punishment for watching porn movies

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Q:

1. Is seeing porn movies a sin?

2. Kindly confirm the degree/level of this sin in Sharia? And punishment on this?

3. How we refrain from this curse in this social media era?

Bismillaah

A:

1. This is also a type of zina, as the hadeeth says that zina of the eyes is to watch.

2. The punishemnt will be the punishment of zina.

3. Don’t watch.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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