Fatwa: # 40356
Category: Business Matters
Country: United States
Date: 15th August 2018


Selling vibrators


Assalamualaikum I have a convenient store and my question is are we allowed to sale vibrator sex toy for ladies


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

As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Rasulullaah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) advised,

الحياء شعبة من الإيمان[1]

Translation: “Modesty is a branch of faith.” (Bukhaari 9)

In this era of immorality, there are many items sold that are against shame and modesty. A believer ought to maintain his shame even in his business practices. While it is permissible to sell the item in reference, it is immodest of a Muslim to stock such an item[2].


And Allaah Ta’aala Knows Best.   

Muajul I. Chowdhury


Student, Darul Iftaa

Astoria, New York, USA


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.




[1]  صحيح البخاري (1/ 11)

9 - حدثنا عبد الله بن محمد الجعفي، قال: حدثنا أبو عامر العقدي، قال: حدثنا سليمان بن بلال، عن عبد الله بن دينار، عن أبي صالح، عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال «الإيمان بضع وستون شعبة، والحياء شعبة من الإيمان»


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