Fatwa: # 6229
Category: Marriage
Country: United States
Date: 21st July 2002

Title

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

Question

1) Is it wrong for a husband and wife to stimulate each other by hand, i.e. can a wife satisfy her husband using her hand on his private parts and can the husband stimulate and make his wife reach her climax by stimulating her clitoris by hand. 2) Does Ghusl become Fardh on the wife if her husband has stimulated and made her reach her climax by stimulating her clitoris by hand bearing in mind there has been no penetration of the fingers or penis in the vagina

Answer

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.

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Muhammad Kadwa
FATWA DEPT.

CHECKED AND APPROVED: Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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