Shaykh Abdul-‘Azeez Ibn Baaz

Ruling on Men offering Salah (Prayer) without a Turban or a Cap – Ibn Baaz & Permanent Commitee

Ruling on offering Salah without a turban Q: Is it permissible to offer Salah (Prayer) without a turban? Is it permissible for the Imam (the one who leads congregational Prayer) to pray without a head cover? Is wearing a cap sufficient? Please support your answer with evidences. May Allah protect you. As-salamu `alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh(…)

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The obligation of invoking peace and blessings on the Prophet in a complete form and avoid using abbreviations like (PBUH), (SAW) etc

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  The following are the excerpts from Fatwas of Ibn Baz – read the full article at http://www.alifta.net This was published in the magazine of the Islamic University in Madinah, the fourth edition, the sixth year, Rabi` Al-Thany, 1394 A.H., pp. 175-182. All Praise is due to Allah. May peace be upon the Last(…)

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If Allah wills to do good to a person, He makes them comprehend Deen ‘religion’ – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

The following are the excerpts from  A speech delivered by His Eminence at Al-Jami` Al-Kabir in Riyadh on 27/4/1400 A.H., published in His Eminence’s book “Collection of Miscellaneous Fatwas and Articles”, vol. 9, pp. 128-141. Read the full speech  at http://www.alifta.net It is also authentically reported that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said,(…)

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Concerning the wearing of Trousers (Pants) whilst Praying – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

[Question] Sometimes whilst praying – especially during rukoo’ (bowing) and sujood (prostration) – part of the awrah(private parts) of a person becomes exposed due to his wearing trousers. So what is the ruling concerning the wearing of trousers whilst praying? [Answer] :  “If the man’s trousers cover what is between his navel and his knees and are loose fitting, wide and(…)

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Explanation of the Saying of Allah: “It is those who have knowledge among His slaves that (most) fear Allâh” – Ibn Baz

Q: Please provide the (explanation/exegesis) of the Saying of Allah, “It is those who have knowledge among His slaves that (most) fear Allâh.” [Surah Fatir, 35: 28] A: This lofty Ayah indicates that those who possess knowledge about Allah, His Din (Religion), His Glorious Book, and the Sunnah (whatever is reported from the Prophet) of(…)

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Reason why mentioning wealth before children in the Qur’an – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

Q: When wealth and children are mentioned together in the Noble Qur’an, wealth is always mentioned first, although a father’s children are more beloved to him than his wealth. What is the wisdom behind this? A: The Fitnah (temptation) which is caused by wealth is greater, for it allows people to fulfill their Haram (prohibited)(…)

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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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