The wisdom behind saying, “Laa Hawla Wa-Laa Quwwata illa Billah” when the Mu’adhin says, “Hayya `Ala Al-Salah” and “Hayya `Ala Al-Falah” – Imam Ibn Baz

From `Abdul-`Aziz ibn `Abdullah ibn Baz to the honorable brother H. M. Th., may Allah grant him safety! May Allah's Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you. In respect of your request for Fatwa registered in the Department of the Scholarly Research and Ifta’ (no. 1513), dated (21/4/1407 A.H.), it contains three questions. Here are the answers: …

Questions regarding Blood Transfer (Blood Transfusion) / Blood Donation – alifta

Ruling on blood donation Q 43: What is the ruling on blood donation? [1] A: There is no wrong in doing so, especially at times of necessity and need. [1] Published by Al-`Arabiyyah Magazine, Rajab, 1420 A.H. Fatwas of Ibn Baz>Volume 20>Chapter on Gifts and Grants http://alifta.net/Fatawa/FatawaChapters.aspx?languagename=en&View=Page&PageID=3891&PageNo=1&BookID=14 What is the ruling on non-Muslims donating blood …

Voluntary Sawm (Fasting) on Saturdays – Imam Ibn Baz

[A question asked by a fellow Muslim, and His Eminence replied on 9/2/1415 A.H., no. Sh/1179] To His Eminence, Shaykh `Abdul-`Aziz ibn `Abdullah ibn Baz, the Grand Mufty (Islamic scholar qualified to issue legal opinions) of Saudi Arabia, may Allah protect him. As-salamu `alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah’s Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you). …

Sujud-ul-Tilawah (Prostration of Recitation)

The following Question and Answers are extracted from the Fatwa from The Permanent Commitee ( Link Here) & Fatwa of Ibn Baz.. Download the PDF of these Fatawa Here What is the ruling on Sujud-ul-Tilawah (Prostration of Recitation)? Sujud-ul-Tilawah is an act of Sunnah. When someone is reciting the Qur'an and does Sujud-ul-Tilawah (Prostration of Recitation), should …

The astronomical reports about the timing of the eclipse must not be taken as the basis for offering Salat-ul-Kusuf (Eclipse Prayer)

The astronomical reports about the timing of the eclipse must not be taken as the basis for offering Salat-ul-Kusuf. Some people of knowledge, including Shaykh-ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah and his knowledgeable disciple Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah be merciful with both of them, supported this view saying that the astronomers may sometimes be wrong and then these …

Priority to make up for missed days of Ramadan over fasting the six days of Shawwal – alifta

Fatwas > Shawwal Fatwas > Priority to make up for missed days of Ramadan over fasting the six days of Shawwal It is prescribed to give priority to make up for missed days of Ramadan over fasting the six days of Shawwal Q: Is it permissible to observe Sawm (Fasting) for six days in Shawwal …

Must the six days of Shawwal be fasted directly after Eid day? – Permanent Committee

The fourth question of Fatwa no. 3475 Q 4: Should the voluntary Sawm (Fast) of the six days of Shawwal be observed directly after Ramadan, following the day of `Eid-ul-Fitr (the Festival of Breaking the Fast), or is it permissible to start observing it several days after `Eid-ul-Fitr, during the month of Shawwal? A: It …

Talaq which complies with the Sunnah & ruling on uttering the divorce three times in one session or in case of anger – Ibn Baz

Book on Talaq 125- Talaq which complies with the Sunnah and ruling on uttering the divorce three times in one session or in case of anger From `Abdul-`Aziz ibn `Abdullah ibn Baz to the respected brother; may Allah grant you success! Amen. As-salamu `alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah's Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you.) Kindly …

Is it permissible for a woman to have the right to divorce? – Fatwas of the Permanent Committee

Fatwas of the Permanent Committee Browse by Volume Number > Group 1 > Volume 20: Divorce > Wisdom behind granting the right to initiate Talaq to men > Is it permissible for a woman to have the right to divorce? Fatwa no. 5245 Q: Many people from neighboring countries ask me about the issue of …

Ruling on Muslims’ following the Kafir (disbelievers) in their Special occasions, propagating and celebrating them – Alifta

Statement from the Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’ concerning the ruling on celebrating the Gregorian Year 2000 and related issues All praise be to Allah, Alone, and peace and blessings be upon the Last of the Prophets. .. The questioners have asked about the ruling on dedicating attention to the Gregorian millennium, celebrating …

Ruling on the Call for Rapprochement between Religions (Islam – Christianity – Judaism) – alifta

The second question of Fatwa no. 7807 Q 2: Is the call for rapprochement between religions (Islam - Christianity - Judaism) a legitimate one? Is it permissible for a Muslim believer to support it? I heard that this is done by some scholars in Al-Az-har and other Islamic institutions. Is the call for rapprochement betweenAhl-ul-Sunnah …

Wearing a Copper/Brass Bracelet for Curing Rheumatism – Imam Ibn Baz

Ibn Baz Fatwas - (Part No. 1; Page No. 206,207) Copper bracelets [1] [1]This is another answer to a question about copper bracelets made to cure rheumatism From `Abdul-`Aziz ibn `Abdullah ibn Baz to my honorable brother, may Allah safeguard you. As-salamu `alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah's Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you). I …

Wiping the Face with the Hands After Du’a – alifta

Fatwa no. 2396 Q: Some callers to Allah (Exalted be He) told us that a Muslim should not wipe over his face after making Du`a' (supplication), because this is a form of Bid`ah (innovation in religion), as they say. They further say that if the Mu'adhin (caller to Prayer) says while performing Iqamah (call to …

Ud-hiyah (Sacrificial Animal offered by Non-Pilgrims) on behalf of the Dead – Permanent Committee

The second question of Fatwa no. 1474 Q2: Is it permissible for a person to offer an Ud-hiyah (sacrificial animal offered by non-pilgrims) on behalf of a dead person? A: All Muslims have agreed upon its permissibility. So, it is permissible to offer Ud-hiyah on behalf of a dead person because of the generality of …

Some say that fasting in the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah is Bid’ah (innovation in religion)? – Fatwas of Ibn Baz

Q: What is the opinion of your Eminence regarding the opinion of the one who says that Sawm in the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah is Bid`ah (innovation in religion)? A: This is an ignorant person who should be taught. The Messenger (peace be upon him)ordered that good deed should be done in them and …

Do not make people turn away from Islam because of your harshness, ignorance or violent, harmful approach – Ibn Baz

Third: Among the qualifications necessary for a Da`y is that he should have patience, kindness, and gentleness with forbearing temperament as the prophets (peace be upon them) were. Never should a Da`y be rushing, violent, or unduly strict. Rather, he has to be patient, forbearing and kind while practicing Da`wah. To this effect, we have …

The Correct Creed Regarding Karaamaat and Miracles (Mujizat ) – Dr. Saleh As-Saleh [Audio|En]

– [Alternative Download Link] Posted from : Audio Series :  The Correct Creed – Based upon the book of Shaykh al Burjiss -- Karamat-ul-Awliya’ The fourth question of Fatwa no. 9027 - http://alifta.com Q 4: Do the Awliya' (pious people) perform Karamahs (extraordinary events caused by Allah for or through a pious person)? Can they change …

If the car insurance is mandatory by law, is it permissible to submit a claim for the car repairs on the insurance? – Ibn Baaz

Q1: In this country, car insurance is mandatory by law. If a one has a car accident, is it permissible to submit a claim for the car repairs on the insurance? A: If it is compulsory and a person has no choice, they should not take more than what they paid because this is a …

Salah at workplace despite a nearby Masjid – Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’

Q: An employee works at a company surrounded by more than three Masjids (mosques). He always offers Salah (Prayer) at the Masjid, but his colleagues offer it in the company. They urge him to join them rather than go to the Masjid. Some Muslim brothers advised him to offer Salah with them to preach and …

Al-Fajr-ul-Kadhib (false dawn) and Al-Fajr-ul-Sadiq (true dawn) – Dr Saleh as Saleh [Short Clip|English]

The first question of Fatwa no. 10666 Q 1: What is meant by Al-Fajr-ul-Kadhib (false dawn) and Al-Fajr-ul-Sadiq (true dawn)? According to which one of them do we offer Salah (Prayer)? How can we calculate the time of Al-Fajr-ul-Sadiq? A: Al-Fajr-ul-Kadhib appears as a rectangle in the sky from the top to the bottom of …