Fatwa: # 12695
Category: Character & Morals
Country: Singapore
Date: 29th September 2004


If a married man goes to a prostitute for a masturbation, is it equivalent to prostitution? How can a person should ask for forgiveness in that case?



It is definitely an extremely major sin for the married man, rather for any man to approach another woman for such lewdness.

In order to be redeemed from this sin, the individual has to sincerely repent to Allah by firstly abstaining from the sin, regret having committed it and solemnly resolve not to return to that sin in the future. By doing this, Insha Allah he will be pardoned by Allah.

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Muhammad Ashraf


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