Mecca’s Getting its First Sex Shop. India #FreeYourMind!

Mecca is about to get its first sex shop and that too a halal one! C’mon India #FreeYourMind!

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The holy city of Mecca might get its first sex shop very soon.

Abdelaziz Aouragh, the founder of the online sex store El Asira announced his aim last year to branch out at Mecca. (Times of India)

Mecca is the holiest city of Islam where millions of Muslims visit every year during the ‘hajj’ (pilgrimage). Who would have thought someone would want to open a sex shop?

For starters though, the shop will not stock vibrators, dildos or other sex toys. In fact it will be compliant with Sharia, the Islamic law that governs the lives of millions of Muslims across the world. Businessman Abdelaziz Aouragh says the commonly held belief about Muslim women being sexually repressed, needs to be challenged.

The image of women in the kitchen with burqa is not a true picture… There is a lot of love and respect Islam has for adult women. Our store puts women at the centre, offers information, and provides answers to frequently asked questions on sex.
– Abdelaziz Aouragh (International Business Times)


Halal sex shop

While halal typically refers to food and beverages that are permissible for consumption by Muslims, it also guides the use of objects under Islamic law.

‘Touch her gently’ cream, ‘enjoy each other’ lotion, ‘love her... love him’ massage candle elements, etc. are some of the products from the online store of El Asira.

The products we’re putting on the market have nothing to do with blow-up dolls or vibrators. It’s not about the sex act, it’s what’s going on around it. Our products increase the atmosphere and heighten feelings of sensuality.

Abdelaziz Aouragh (Times of India)

The shop would thus have ‘Islamically approved’ products.

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