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Masturbation is Forbidden

Is masturbation unlawful?

What is correct among the sayings of the scholars is that masturbation is unlawful. Allaah Almighty says: And those who guard their chastity (i.e. private parts, from illegal sexual acts). Except from their wives or (the slaves) that their right hands possess, - for then, they are free from blame; But whoever seeks beyond that, then those are the transgressors. [1] Here, Allaah Almighty praised those who satisfy their lust with only their wives or (lawful) slaves; He Almighty also ruled that those who seek other means of satisfying their lusts are transgressors.

[1] Al-Muminun 23:5-7.

Permanent Committee for Research and Verdicts
Fatawa Islamiyah Vol. 8 Page 298
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