Masturbation

Q: Is masturbation allowed in Islam? If not why? After masturbation is ghusal necessary?

Bismillaah

A:

1. In Shari’ah it is not permissible for one to derive sexual pleasure from one’s body (through masturbation, etc).

2. Yes

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)