Category: Purity
Fatwa#: 23408
Asked Country: Australia

Answered Date: Dec 07,2012

Title: At what point does Ghusl become Fard in Marital intimate relationship?

Question

Assalaam o Alaikum Mufti Sahab,

When does ghusal becomes fardh after intimate marital relations? Does it become fardh after foreplay (hugging, kissing, rubbing private parts) without having semen discharge or sex? Does rubbing private part come under masturbation?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

 

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

 

Ghusl (taking a bath) becomes Fard by the ejaculation of semen whether or not intercourse took place. Once the private part of the male is inserted into the private part of the female, Gusl becomes Fard whether or not semen is discharged. (Bahishti Zewar Vol. 1 Pg.72-73).

 

Playing with the private parts of your marital partner is foreplay and is commendable.

 

 

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

 

 

Saeed Ahmed Golaub

Jamaica

Student Darul Iftaa

 

Checked and Approved

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

daruliftaa.net 

 

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