Marital Inspiration in Silhouette Images

Shaykh Abdurrahmaan Khan clarifies the use of images for inspiration in marriage. Would it be permissible to explore different sexual positions by looking at the silhouette of a man and women (only the body shape) in different positions? Thank you for your question. The ruling of gazing at any object with desire (shahwah) is haram […]

Why Are Sexual Relations Prohibited Before Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalam alaykum Doesn’t the following reasons make sense for two people to live together and even have sexual intercourse before getting married? 1-In order to see each other in the different circumstances of life, especially the worst states and bad times. 2-To make sure they are sexually compatible before […]

Two Years Without Sexual Relations: Does This Affect the Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum If over two year passed between husband and wife having sexual relations while they are living together, is there any effect on their marriage? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. A married couple not having sexual relations doesn’t in itself invalidate their marriage (nikah). […]

What Advice Can You Give for a Woman Whose Husband Does Not Want to Be Intimate With Her

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: What advice do you have for a woman whose husband does not want to be intimate with her and has been like this for some months? What rights does the wife have? Answer: assalamu alaykum The wife has a right to intimacy just like the husband does. To state […]

Can I Satisfy Myself During Sexual Relations?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum. When me and my husband are having sex the only way I can be satisfied and have an orgasm is by rubbing my clitoris with my hands while having sex with him. Is it permissible? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in […]

Making Ghusl After Continual Exiting of Sexual Fluids

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: I understand that if one has an orgasm, a ghusl is required each time something exits from one’s private parts after intimate relations. However, because it is normal for most women to have discharge all day long even without any relations, how does one know whether what is coming […]

The Fiqh Details of Oral Sex

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the fiqh ruling of performing oral sex? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Oral sex takes various rulings depending on the situation: a) if oral sex entails swallowing or likely swallowing of filthy substances–such as pre-sexual discharge–then it is prohibitively disliked and sinful; b) if there is fear […]

Marital Relations: The Legal Status of Oral and Other Forms of Sexual Gratification

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: I would like to ask a question which people have either shied away or have been afraid to discuss. I tried to look in some Islamic books but there is no clear guidance that I could find. There are many married couples who are not sure about this […]

Can One Pray in Clothing from Which an Impure Substance has Just been Removed?

Answered by Tabraze Azam Question: I recently heard that the Prophet Muhammad, SAS, went to the mosque in the same clothes he had relations with his wife in (but A’isha (RAD) had cleaned the dirty spots off them) and one would be able to see the water spots on The Prophet’s clothes when he was […]

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 […]