Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti said it was permitted to repeat Eid prayers and sermons three times to accommodate three separate congregations in Muslim minority countries due to coronavirus restrictions and to prevent the spread of the virus.
Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti and Chairman of the Council of Senior Scholars Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh reaffirmed that it is not permissible for COVID-19 patients to mix with others.
Visit our YouTube channel for more Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen said: And from among them is that there is nothing wrong with a person using medicines, pills and vaccinations that prevent the epidemic, because that is from [seeking] protection before the outbreak of the affliction, and there is nothing wrong with it. Just as if a […]
So protect them upon the path of righteousness before they are lost to the paths of misguidance, and [in doing so] keep a watchful eye over them [to ensure they remain upon the path of righteousness], before you lose them.
And the severity [of the trial] will come to an end, so do not prolong the calamity [by being impatient].
And it is obligatory upon us – even if we dislike remaining in our homes – [to remain indoors]…
I ask Allaah to have mercy upon the deceased [from among the] Muslims.
If an epidemic occurs in a[ny] land, then it is not permissible for the Muslims to travel to those contaminated lands, and whoever is [already] there, then it is not permissible for them to leave [those affected lands].
My advice to the students of knowledge everywhere is to stand [firm] in a single line behind the[ir] Muslim leaders with respect to the precautionary measures [they have introduced] to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic.
In Islaam, [extending the greeting of] as-salaam [‘alaykum] is with the tongue, and the shaking of hands is an extra good deed…