Fatwa: # 15065
Category: Marriage (Nikah)
Country: South Africa
Date: 17th April 2007


As we all know masturbation both for men and women is not permissible and haraa


As we all know masturbation both for men and women is not permissible and haraam. I would like to know if it is permissible to stimulate your spouse with your hands?? For eg. the wife to stimulate the husband private part with her hands and for the husband to stimulate the wife in her private parts.




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Q. 1. Is it wrong for husband and wife to stimulate each other by hand, 2) Does ghusl become faradh on wife if husband stimulated her and made her reach climax

A. 1. It is permissible for the couple to stimulate each other?s private parts as a form of enhancing sexual gratification.
2. If she reaches climax, Ghusl is compulsory even if penetration has not taken place.

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