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    Question ID: 156058Country: AF

    Title: Masturbation with fear of zina

    Question: I am a student pursuing masters degree in Thailand, I am married and the environment here is not suitable for me. It arouses my sexual desires too much. So I have a question that when I fear that I may commit zina. What is the ruling of masturbation in this situation that might save someone from committing zina.

    Answer ID: 156058

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 252/198/B=2/1439)


    It is not lawful for you to masturbate repeatedly due to the fear of zina. You should keep fast and lower your gaze as much as possible. Both these acts shall remove your fear of committing zina.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India