Tag: Haraam

Difference between zakaah and taxes

Difference between zakaah and taxes

Zakaah is one of the pillars of Islam. In Islam, it comes after the twin testimony of faith (ash-shahaadatayn) and prayer in importance. The fact that it is obligatory is proven by the Qur’an and Sunnah, and by the consensus of Muslim scholars. As for […]

Is it permissible in Islam to masturbate?

Is it permissible in Islam to masturbate?

Praise be to Allaah. Masturbation (for both men and women) is haraam (forbidden) in Islam based on the following evidence: First from the Qur’aan: Imam Shafi’i stated that masturbation is forbidden based on the following verses from the Qur’aan (interpretation of the meaning): “And those […]