Masturbation will leave hands pregnant in afterlife: Muslim televangelist

Published: May 26, 2015
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A Turkish televangelist has sparked social media fury after he warned Muslim men that masturbation may “leave their hands pregnant” in the afterlife.

As per Turkish media reports, Mücahid Cihad Han made the remarks in response to a viewer’s question. The viewer called in Han’s show and said he kept masturbating, although he was married, and even during Umrah.

Responding to the question, the Turkish televangelist warned that masturbation is forbidden in Islam, and claimed, “One hadith states that those who have sexual intercourse with their hands will find their hands pregnant in the afterlife, complaining against them to God over its rights.”

“If our viewer was single, I could recommend he marry, but what can I say now?” he added.

Han’s statement caused a fury on social media with one Twitter user sarcastically remarking, “Are there any hand-gynaecologists in the afterlife? Is abortion allowed there?”

“So you think that being pregnant is a God-given punishment?” another user asked.

Han has a 12,500 strong Twitter followers list.

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post.

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  • May 26, 2015 - 4:37PM

    But how do you control masturbation when you are not married? And don’t have the money to get married?
    And what about those science facts that tell that masturbation is better? :)Recommend

  • IGK IGK
    May 26, 2015 - 4:37PM

    My sincere question to the televangelist: What if hands delivered would it be a boy or girl?Recommend

  • karachi
    May 26, 2015 - 4:39PM

    face “PALM”Recommend

  • Sana
    May 26, 2015 - 5:23PM

    After a really hard and bad day, this made me LAUGH OUT LOUD :D lollllRecommend

  • pakistani
    May 26, 2015 - 5:36PM

    the people have gone to moon and here we are reading a stupid man view. Recommend

  • Abdullah
    May 26, 2015 - 8:06PM

    Such pity. Sadness. People dont study religion and come up with such non sense. Without knowledge without evidence launch there Fatwa. You will only know in afterlife the Creator who can create this normal pregnancy process can do anything. You are not mocking him You are mocking God. People who masturbate will have pain in there hands just as a mother as pain in her sensitive part. Just as He has punishment for a murderer He has punishment for every small sin. Its not your body. You never booked this body or ordered it when you were in womb. It belongs to God and its a test. If its normal to this society does not mean its not a sin its not bad. Its not you who defines the rules. The one Who created this universe, does. Even all the planet, all the skies, all the heavens stands againts His rules and law. Doesn’t matter. He cant be forced or surppressed ever.Recommend

  • Ashok
    May 26, 2015 - 8:46PM

    @Abdullah:
    Lololol. This comment is more hilarious than the main article.Recommend

  • green!
    May 26, 2015 - 9:10PM

    @Abdullah:
    Thank god I saw a sane commentor here.

    Seems like our self proclaimed liberals would go any length to ridicule religion and our country.Recommend

  • Umar
    May 26, 2015 - 9:35PM

    I don’t know whether to laugh or feel ashamed of these topics to discuss publicly. We should leave few things out of Islam regime and not to enlightened them for the sake of discussion. Remember we as a followers are at a level where we are the most evil from rest of religions because of our deeds and thoughts. We have in-dignified our religion and we continue to do so. Remember what happen to Bagdad when Qublai attack them and decapitated all.Recommend

  • muslim
    May 26, 2015 - 9:48PM

    “If our viewer was single, I could recommend he marry, but what can I say now?” he added.
    This is a sad and depressing comment. Goes to show how educated or well equipped our so called scholars in dealing with such a huge yet unspoken matter. I would advise my muslim fellows who are dealing with masturbation or sexual addiction, please see www. purifyyourgaze .com and get expert help.Recommend

  • Raees Ahmad
    May 26, 2015 - 10:05PM

    @Abdullah:
    It is God who gave hands for this too.Recommend

  • curious
    May 27, 2015 - 12:17AM

    What he says is idiotic but religion is based on faith not fact or common sense. Do you think that non Muslims believe that traveling thousands of miles to kiss a black stone makes any sense? Recommend

  • Nasir-ud-din Soomro
    May 27, 2015 - 12:20AM

    It is really important to marry then,this is the practice which is alternative for good then.Recommend

  • Muhammad Shakeel
    May 27, 2015 - 12:34AM

    Even Imam Ahmed Raza khan gave same fatwa in his famous book Fatawa Razawaiyya Volume 22 Page 244. Recommend

  • Muhammad Shakeel
    May 27, 2015 - 12:37AM

    Even Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi gave similar fatwa about masturbation in his famous book Fatawa Razzawiyya Volume 22 Page 244.Recommend

  • khan
    May 27, 2015 - 12:39AM

    honestly, I don’t use my hands. In fact, I have never used my hand. I use my bed. does that mean that my bed would be pregnant in afterlife?Recommend

  • Beck
    May 27, 2015 - 1:18AM

    How does he know this? Has he been doing it?Recommend

  • Beck
    May 27, 2015 - 1:20AM

    Never heard of the hadith he is talking about.Recommend

  • Naresh
    May 27, 2015 - 1:43AM

    @Raees Ahmad: @Abdullah: It is God who gave hands for this too.
    .
    Use it or lose it!
    CheersRecommend

  • Yasir
    May 27, 2015 - 1:51AM

    ET once again in the fore front in ridiculing anything they could find against Molvis. I read a hadith like this too though can’t say anything about its authenticity.Recommend

  • Abdullah
    May 27, 2015 - 1:54AM

    @Raees Ahmad:
    God gave hands to rape/murder/steal/rob? God gave a test. You can use in the right way or bad. Anything God gave you wealth, health etcRecommend

  • Abdullah
    May 27, 2015 - 1:58AM

    @Ashok:
    To find more amazing, hilarious stuff I invite you to study Islam in the most respectable and honored way. You are my brother as you are son of Adam (A.S) father of humanity. Peace and love.Recommend

  • Parvez
    May 27, 2015 - 2:36AM

    Out of the 12500 followers Han has 12498 are those who search material for stand up comedians ……. the remaining two ? Well there are always those who view religion standing on their head.Recommend

  • destiny
    May 27, 2015 - 3:27AM

    @abdullah, bro do not type quickly… you said many wrong things through mistakes by typing fast i guess… anyways, in islam to control these urges you either marry or you fast… no other solution… only when you are in danger of committing adultery should you use masturbation… and a man is cursed in islam, who does not marry because he thinks he does not have enough money… infact, in islam it is recommended that to solve the problem of low income, you should get married… it is a pity people trying to justify this act by using lame logic… the same people who will be shocked when i “claim” that democracy=shirk… shameRecommend

  • Raj - USA
    May 27, 2015 - 3:41AM

    Why many are blaming this televangelist?

    It is the caller who is stupid. Trying to find an answer to anything and everything in the religion is stupidity.

    The televangelist tried to dissuade the caller as best as he can by infusing some fear.Recommend

  • krchm
    May 27, 2015 - 4:28AM

    And what about women who masturbate? Will they get double pregnant? In the hands and in the tummy? Or is it triple pregnant? Once in each hand and in the tummy!!! Triplets- three times the reward for one time of work. Yay! What an idiot! Who made him a mufti?Recommend

  • Atizaz Ali
    May 27, 2015 - 6:40AM

    Hahaha… This sentence made my day: “Are there any hand-gynaecologists in the afterlife? Is abortion allowed there?”

    Anyways (apart from joke) masturbation is not only prohibited in Islam, but also in Christianity and other divine religions! But I have never came across this Pregnant thing, would search!Recommend

  • John B
    May 27, 2015 - 7:11AM

    If only god knew that pregnancy is in the hand , he would not have bothered to create two sexes. I am more concerned about the people who likeD @abdulla than this cleric Recommend

  • raees
    May 27, 2015 - 8:04AM

    @Abdullah:
    Sir, Why are you mixing nature with a willful act? It is as natural as speaking the truth. Recommend

  • Alien1
    May 27, 2015 - 8:07AM

    looks like his head is pregnant with bad ideas.Recommend

  • raees
    May 27, 2015 - 8:09AM

    @destiny:
    To you Saudia has the right spirit of Islam? Recommend

  • fatwa-king
    May 27, 2015 - 8:22AM

    And i believe in the statement which says and i quote ”your wife is your right hand and while she is not there,your right hand is your wife”…….chapter 007,verse 420.Recommend

  • SajidKhan
    May 27, 2015 - 10:13AM

    This is right, I heard this earlier from one of my friend.Recommend

  • khanpaykhan
    May 27, 2015 - 12:32PM

    @khan:
    Khan Sb what about the fresh vegetables,,,very famous at your side..!!Recommend

  • lkhan
    May 27, 2015 - 4:13PM

    Does Han have nothing better to think of???? Recommend

  • hamza khan
    May 27, 2015 - 11:21PM

    @Question:
    there is no money required for a marriag in islam. a simple wedding with witnesses and thats it. its not intended to be a lavish affair. so marriage is absolutely affordable to everyone. and if someone is so poor they cant afford even a simple marriage, those around them should pay for their marriage. masturbation is a sin in islam and leads to much worse. Recommend

  • dr J Tipu
    May 28, 2015 - 5:51AM

    Well, as a medic, I can only laugh at this Turk, how hollow and disgraceful can we become so to ask every tiny detail of every little deed, from these so called religious scholars.
    Masturbation is a natural process and has beneficial psychological effect in the form of release of frustration and stress. Release of body fluids is natural, keep it that way! Recommend

  • Faraz
    May 28, 2015 - 8:34AM

    @curious:
    Kissing the black stone was a Pagan practice, it is not required anywhere in Islam, people do it out of ignorance, like a million other things they do. There is also no requirement to drink Zam Zam water or visit Medina during pilgrimage. Recommend

  • miristan
    May 28, 2015 - 2:39PM

    your have no other new to print? media is degrading IslamRecommend

  • Observer
    May 28, 2015 - 4:33PM

    Anybody heard of inflatable dolls and fleshlight? As for the girls, there are electronic robots now .
    @Abdulla Wow man.. Yours is a truly laughable comment dude.Recommend

  • Dr.A.K.Tewari
    May 29, 2015 - 7:24AM

    It means muslim population is going to increase many fold . Now they will reproduce from three points in case of women and from two points in case of man . Muslims are going to dominate here as well as there . Congratulations …Recommend

  • AllahandJesuseatpoop
    Jun 1, 2015 - 12:57AM

    This guy sounds like a crazy Christian lunatic from the U.S. The genital obsessed religious lunatics of the world desperately need a sex education! Masturbate now, and have an orgasm too! Show you disdain to the Christian/Muslim/Genital police, and get off!Recommend

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