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Donate Organs and Birth Control

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Your Question: Is any organ or eye donate is jaej in Islam after death?

The Holy Quran and Sunnah are silent on the issue of donating organs, as these transplants were obviously made available only after the advancements of technology and modern medicine, which were not available at the time the Quran was being revealed. The scholars in Islam have debated on this issue in light of the principles of the Quran and Sunnah, and the majority of them are of the opinion that there is no harm if one donates his body organs after his death to another so that some other believer may benefit from them after his/her death; provided some conditions are met.

  1. One cannot be forced to donate his body parts.
  2. One should not sell or get any material benefit for donating his body parts.


Their argument or daleel is that ones body parts are only needed as long as one is alive, and are absolutely no use to the person once he/she dies. Thus if these parts can benefit some loved one, there is no harm in donating them.


A few scholars though, have voiced their opinion saying that it is forbidden to donate ones body parts to another. Their daleel is that man is not the inherent owner of his own body, as the body was only given to man as a trust from Allah Subhanah, Who is the Real Owner of everything. Therefore it is not permissible to distribute something which does not belong to man in the first place.


The majority of the scholars however are of the opinion that if one does it of his own free will, and does not demand or get any material benefit from it, there is no harm in donating ones body parts to a loved one after his/her death.

And Allah Alone Knows Best.


Your Question: Is birth control jaej in Islam?

Islam has permitted the spacing of children in a marriage. It has been reported in authentic narrations that some of the noble companions of the Messenger of Allah (saws) used to practice coitus-interruptus, whereby the male organ is removed from the female organ just before ejaculation.


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.136 Narrated by Jabir

We used to practice coitus interruptus during the lifetime of Allah's Messenger (saws) while the Qur'an was being Revealed.


Most of the scholars of Islam are of the opinion, that there is no harm if one uses one of the modern forms of birth control, to space the ages of their children. But all of them are absolutely unanimous in their opinion that any form of permanent birth control is absolutely forbidden in Islam. One may use a temporary form of contraception, if ones intention is to space their children.


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