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Contraceptive methods for birth control

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Dear Brother Burhan , May Allah shower his blessings on you , accept your good work to the society , forgive all your sins and make your intentions pure and admit you in Jannah , Ameen , you are doing a wonderfull job.My QuestionIs using Contraceptive methods for birth control prohibited in Islam (both for Male and female ), Some say if a women has undergone "female sterilisation" Operation to control future pergnancy , her Haj is not valid , not accepted or makru ... etc. Please comment on this subject accroding to Quran and Sunnah.

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Contraceptive methods for birth control

Your statement: Is using Contraceptive methods for birth control prohibited in Islam (both for Male and female),

Islam has permitted the spacing of children in a marriage, if one wishes to do so.   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 wishes or tries to space the birth of ones child, or even uses one of the modern forms of birth control (condoms, pills, etc.) 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.  

But if one were to stop or limit the number of their children only because of the fear of how they will provide for them or feed them.then such a fear and belief is absolutely against the guidance of Allah and His Messenger (saws), and a grave sin in the Sight of Allah Subhanah.

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 6 Surah Anaam verse 140:

Most surely they became losers, who, in their folly and ignorance killed their own childrenand made unlawful what Allah had provided them as sustenance, falsely ascribing prohibitions to Allah.  Surely, they went astray and were not at all rightly guided.

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 6 Surah Anaam verse 151 (part):

You should not kill your children for fear of poverty; for We provide sustenance for you and will provide sustenance for them also.

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 17 Surah Israa verse 31:

Do not kill your children for fear of want; for it is We Who provide for them, and for you as well.  Indeed, their killing is a heinous crime!

Your statement: Some say if a woman has undergone "female sterilisation" Operation to control future pergnancy, her Haj is not valid, not accepted or makru ... etc. Please comment on this subject accroding to Quran and Sunnah.

There is no specific Verse or Hadith which declares that Allah Subhanah will not accept the Haj or Haj will be deemed makru etc by using a thing such as operation to control future pregnancy or like wise; thus only condition for Haj to   be accepted is professing belief in none but Allah the almighty nothing else.

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Your Brother in Islam,

Burhan


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