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Completely Naked During Intercourse?

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Question: Can one have intercourse by removing all of one’s clothing?

Answer: Assalamu alaykum,

Yes, it is permissible for a couple to fully remove their clothing for intercourse. It is not prohibited nor disliked.

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani mentions, in the link below, that it is superior if some nakedness is generally covered because the Prophet, may Allah bless him and give him peace, said, “Allah is more deserving of one’s shyness than people are” [Tirmidhi].  Perhaps a couple could use a blanket or sheet.

Is It Allowed to Be Completely Naked During Intercourse?

[Ustadha] Shazia Ahmad

Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadha Shazia Ahmad lived in Damascus, Syria for two years where she studied Aqidah, Fiqh, Tajweed, Tafsir, and Arabic. She then attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she completed her Masters in Arabic. Afterward, she moved to Amman, Jordan where she studied fiqh, Arabic, and other sciences. She recently moved back to Mississauga, Canada, where she lives with her family.

This answer was collected from Seekersguidance.org. It’s an online learning platform overseen by Sheikh Faraz Rabbani. All courses are free. They also have in-person classes in Canada.

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