Shaykh Abdul-‘Azeez Ibn Baaz

The difference between Ibadah (Worship) and Obedience – Imam Ibn Baaz

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most MercifulAn extract from my letter I sent to His Excellency Shaykh Abu Al-A`la Al-Mawdudyconcerning the difference between `Ibadah and obedience On 2/4//1392 A.H., Abu Al-A`la Al-Mawdudy sent me a letter no. 1526, dated 2 Safar, 1392 A.H. explaining his case and Tufayl’s, his successor in(…)

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The Messenger (peace be upon him) did not stretch his hand from his grave to anyone – Ibn Baaz

Q : A brother from Dar’a, Syria asks: What is the correct opinion about the stories narrated from one of the famous leaders of Sufism, Al-Sayyid Ahmad Al-Rifa’y that he visited the Mosque of the Prophet (peace be upon him) in Al-Madinah and supplicated at the Prophet’s grave. The Messenger (peace be upon him) then(…)

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Ruling on saying “Whatever is good is from Allah while evil and sin are from ourselves and Satan” – Fatwas of Ibn Baz

Fatwas of Ibn Baz > Volume 8 > Ruling on saying “Whatever is good is from Allah while evil and sin are from ourselves and Satan”  Q: We received a question from Makkah and it reads: Some Du`ah (callers to Islam) and lecturers say at the end of their lecture, “Whatever is good is from Allah while evil(…)

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Ruling on transplanting organs after brain death – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

Content > Rulings related to death and dissection > Organ transplant after brain death Q: What is the ruling on transplanting organs after brain death? A: A Muslim should be respected whether alive or dead. It is an obligation not to harm or disfigure a deceased by, for instance, breaking or cutting their bones. A Hadith is reported to the effect(…)

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Making peace treaties with the Jews or other Kuffaar(disbelievers) does not necessitate supporting and befriending them – Ibn Baz

Q 1: Some people understood from your answer to the first question in the interview about concluding treaties with the Jews that signing a peace treaty or truce with the Jews who captured the lands and committed transgressions is unconditionally permissible. They also understood that they have to support and befriend the Jews. Making peace(…)

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Shaykh Bin Baaz on Sisters Exercising

Question: The questioner asks about the ruling on young ladies exercising? Answer: Exercise varies; it is a general word. Exercising amongst the girls with something that does not oppose the pure legislation; by way of an abundance of walking in a place specific to them in which men will not mix with them or men(…)

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The Ruling on Nail Extensions (Fake Nails) – Shaykh Abdul-Azeez ibn Baaz

Question: What is the ruling on nail extensions, bearing in mind that I strive to never let any men see them.  And does that enter into the ruling of Al-Waasilah (i.e., using hair extensions) which has come within the Hadeeth? Answer: Nail extensions have no basis and it is not permissible to use nail extensions.(…)

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Enjoin right even if those advised become angry – Ibn Baaz fatwas

Q: There are some Muslim sisters from Al-Mujamma`ah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who say in their question: When we try to stop the spread of Namimah (tale-bearing) and Ghibah (backbiting) among people, those whom we advise may insult and become mad at us. Are we sinful for making them angry, especially if they are parents? Should we(…)

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Pursuing the Monuments of Prophets : People try to get closer to Allah through means that drive them further from Allah – Ibn Baaz Fatwas

It was authentically reported from Amir Al-Mu’minin (Commander of the Believers) `Umar ibn Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him) that he condemned pursuing the monuments of prophets and ordered that the tree under which the Bay`ah of Al-Hudaybiyah took place be cut, when he learned that some people began going there. This was meant to protect Tawhid (belief(…)

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Hiding your sins is not from hypocrisy – Explained by Shaykh bin Baz

The following is a summary translation Questioner: Broadcasting sins is consider a sin, while the hypocrite is the one whose hidden affair contradicts what is apparent, thus he is sinning. So how do we reconcile between the two? Meaning is it hypocrisy to hide the sins and display righteousness? Shaykh bin Baz: It is obligatory(…)

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But We Need a New Approach in Today’s Dawah! [Shaykh Ibn Baaz Responds] | Bakkah.net

In the Name of Allaah… as-Salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaah. The following VERY INTERESTING question was posed to the great scholar Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (may Allaah have Mercy on him): “Every era has a method that suits it. The Salaf (righteous predecessors) used lessons and sermons, but we have a more effective method: acting. Nice(…)

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When does the last third of the night begin and end? – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

Outset and end of the last third of night  [1] Q: It is reported in the Hadith that Allah descends every night to the lowest heaven in the last third of the night [2]. When does the last third of the night begin and end? A: There are Mutawatir Hadiths (a Hadith reported by a significant number of narrators(…)

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Summer Vacations to Europe, America & other non-Muslim countries and its Dangers – Ibn Baaz

Warning against traveling to non-Muslim countries and outlining its dangerson `Aqidah and manners [1] Praise be to Allah, Alone. May peace and blessings be upon whom no Prophet shall come after, our Prophet Muhammad and upon his family, Companions, and followers till the Day of Judgment. Allah (Exalted be He) has blessed the Muslim nation with(…)

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How the Companions greeted the Month of Ramadan – Explained by Shaykh bin Baz

Questioner: The pious predecessors—O noble Shaykh—have guidance in greeting this blessed month. So how was the guidance of the Companions—may Allah be pleased with them—in greeting this month? Shaykh bin Baz: They greeted the month with joy, happiness, and enjoining each other to righteous actions during the month; because it is a great month. To(…)

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Providing food for the family of the deceased – Explained by Shaykh Abdul Aziz ibn Baz

Question: Is it correct to assist the family of the deceased in preparing food during the time of mourning—we call this cooperation—such as the neighbors, uncles or relatives? Shaykh bin Baz: The Sunnah is to send them prepared food; as the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم did when the news of Jafar ibn Abu Taalib(…)

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Danger of women joining men in their workplace – Shaykh Ibn Baaz (rahimahullaah)

All praise be to Allah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon the Honest Messenger, his family and Companions. All the implicit and explicit calls to women’s engagement in men’s work, which leads to free intermixing of men and women under the pretext that it is urgently needed and represents a civilized aspect, is a(…)

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