Is It Permissible to Sleep Naked with One’s Spouse? (Shafi’i)

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Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally

Question: Is it permissible to sleep naked with one’s spouse if they are covered by a comforter or a blanket according to the Shafi’i school?

Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah.

Yes; in the Shafi’i school, it is permissible to sleep naked with one’s spouse. Enjoying each other’s bodies is licit.
It is recommended to cover with something.
Sources: Tuhfatul Muhtaj; Niyahat al-Muhtaj; Hashiyat al-Bujayrami

Shuaib Ally

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