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A friend of mine ask me this question wich I didn't have definite answer for him . 1- is masturbation prohibited in Islam.(haram or makrouh) other than might cause decrease in sight, damage for the lever according to the medical studies. Is there any hadith according to subject, 2- what about masturbating in Ramadan during the day. will the fasting Muslim lose his fasting.is there any Hadith.
3- what about if the Muslim married, what is the Hukem in Islam.is there any hadith. I have informed him to not preform till I get him the answer,I got shy to ask a religion leader in my community, I know there is no shyness in Islam.but it happened to me as the first time. Jazakum Allah kul kayer I.H. A

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1.masturbation is HAraam according to Imaam Shaafi'ee beacause of the following ayat :"And those who guard their chastity (i.e. private parts, from illegal sexual acts). Except from their wives or (the captives and slaves) that their right hands possess, - for them, they are free from blame. But whoever seeks beyond that, then those are the transgressors. " (23.5-7) Abdullaah ibn Mas’ood said, "We were with the Prophet while we were young and had no wealth whatsoever. So Allaah’s Messenger said, "O young people! Whoever among you can marry, should marry, because it helps him lower his gaze and guard his modesty (i.e. his private parts from committing illegal sexual intercourse etc.), and whoever is not able to marry, should fast, as fasting diminishes his sexual power." Bukhari:5066.

2)From the texts. In the saheeh hadeeth it states that Allaah, may He be glorified and exalted, says concerning the one who fasts: “He gives up his food, his drink and his desire for My sake,” and masturbation is a kind of desire, and emission of semen is a kind of desire. The evidence that semen may be described as desire is the words of the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “In the intimacy of one of you there is charity.” They said: “O Messenger of Allaah, if one of us fulfils his desire, is there reward in that?” He said: “Do you not see that if he fulfils it in a haraam manner, he will bear a burden of sin? Similarly, if he fulfils it in a halaal manner, he will have reward.” And what is referred to here is semen.
The one who does that during the day in Ramadaan when he is fasting has to repent to Allaah and make up the fast of the day when he did that, but he does not have to offer expiation (kafaarah), because expiation is required only in the case of intercourse.

3)When a muslim gets married, he can approach his wife any time he wants except when the wife is in her haiz.so the need for masturbation doesnt take place

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for more details you should consult a religious and pious man from your community

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