What Exactly Is Zina?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I have been struggling with masturbation. I just wanted to know what exactly zina is, what are some ways to avoid it, and if masturbation falls under this category. Answer: Assalam alaykum. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. May Allah reward you for striving to correct your […]

How Can I Repent From Masturbation?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am struggling to leave masturbation. I want to repent, I know it’s a grave sin but I can’t. Do you have any advice for me? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray you’re well insha’Allah. Dear brother, do not despair of Allah’s Mercy. Allah Most High loves to […]

Is Masturbation Permissible for Medical Reason? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have a problem which is somewhat similar to urinary incontinence. The doctor gave me some medicines, and also told me to masturbate three times to clear up congestion in the tract. I was afraid and asked for an alternative to it. He told me to sit […]

Do I Need to Make up My Missed Fasts Before next Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I missed 3 fasts in the month of ramadan due to masturbation. Do I need to make up my missed fasts before next Ramadan?  Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, No, it is not a condition of validity to make up your missed fasts (qada’) before the subsequent Ramadan. Similarly, […]

Does Unintentional Masturbation Break the Fast ?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I used to masturbate but I left it. I looked at some pornographic content and felt a wet sensation and saw fluid out of my penis. I decided to just rub it so I went to the bathroom but to my surprise fluid came out. What should […]

I Used to Masturbate. Am I Still a Virgin?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am a young woman who masturbated a lot because of many social and family difficulties. I’ve stopped this sin but feel so guilty, and I wonder if I am still a virgin. Will I experience bad future relationships because of this? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi […]

I Have Watched Pornography Many Times. Will Allah Forgive Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am so ashamed because I have watched pornography many times, even though I have tried to stop. Will Allah forgive me? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching out to us. Addiction Dear questioner, […]

Which Sexual Practices Are Permissible in Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum Is it permissible for a man to insert his finger in his wife’s private part? Can a woman masturbate her husband? Is it permissible to look at one’s partner’s private part? Is it permissible to have sex standing? In a shower? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re […]

Is There an Expiation for Breaking Fasts Outside of Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I forgot I was making up a fast and committed a sin of watching filth and masturbating. I broke my fast because there was ihtilaam (wet dream). On another occasion while keeping a voluntary fast outside the month of Ramadan I masturbated intentionally. Do I have to do kaffara (expiation)?  Answer: Assalam alaykum wa […]

Is Fasting in a State of Ritual Impurity Due to Masturbation Valid?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: If a person is impure due to masturbation but does not masturbate during the fast will his fast and prayers be valid? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, your fast would be valid in such a case because ritual purity is not a condition for the validity of […]