Supplications for Stopping Masturbation

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Are there any duas to help with stopping masturbation?   Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. [1] The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) used to say, “O Allah, I ask You for guidance, piety, dignified restraint, […]

Is Expiation Required for Masturbating While Fasting?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: A while ago, I was addicted to getting orgasms by thinking of or watching haram things.  I believe I did this while fasting on some days over the past few years.  I didn’t know these acts would break my fast until recently.  To make up for those days, must […]

If I have Sexual Thoughts About My Fiance’s Mother, Can We Still Get Married?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I masturbated while seeing a picture of a non-mahram family member (by marriage). I have changed completely since then. I am in love with her daughter and I’m going to marry her soon insha’Allah. I am crying badly at the thought of it not being allowed. So please […]

Is Masturbation Permissible If My Intention Is to Last Longer to Satisfy My Wife?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it permissible to personally masturbate prior to intercourse for the purpose of lasting longer during intercourse so that I can fulfill/satisfy my wife? Answer: assalamu `alaykum Self-masturbation is not permissible. Thus, one cannot self-masturbate for the reason described in the question. As for when this act is performed […]

A Reader on Pornography and Masturbation

My Computer is a Fitna for Me – Should I Get Rid of It? Does Viewing Pornography Break One’s Fast? My Fiance Discovered Some Objectionable Files on My Computer Is Masturbation Sinful? How Do I Stop? The Social Costs of Pornography How Do Students With No Money Deal With Sexual Urges? See also: A Reader […]

How Do Students With No Money Deal With Sexual Urges?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: This is a awkward topic many people do not talk about but I think it is important to clarify this issue. Fact is that time is changing. Values and thoughts about life are changing, too. Although we Muslims are striving to hold on our Deen as much as we […]

Is Masturbation Sinful? How Do I Stop?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is masturbation permitted? How does one stop himself from falling into it? Answer: Masturbation is prohibitively disliked and so it is sinful to engage in. It has many personal and societal ill-effects that are known and recognized in sane traditional societies and by balanced people. The early Muslims used […]

Does Viewing Pornography Break One’s Fast?

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: If one intentionally makes a lustful gaze or looks at pornography during Ramadan, whilst being conscious of one’s fast, is one’s fast broken? If so, what is the consequence, just a make up or is expiation required as well? Answer: I pray you are well and in the best […]