Bidah

Some Points of Contention for The One Who Celebrates The Remembrance of Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi’raaj To Be Aware Of : Shaykh ‘Abdul Qaadir al-Junayd

 The First Point:  No authentic proof has been related affirming the specific date of al-Israa’ wal-Mi’raaj. Al-Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah stated, as in “Zaad al Ma’ad,” 58/1: “No known proof has been established. Neither concerning its month, which part of the month it was in nor its specific date. Rather, what has been narrated related to(…)

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The Salafi Teacher Doesn’t Teach at Any and Every Masjid ! – By Sheikh Saleh bin Fowzan al Fowzan

Translation by: Mustafa George DeBerry بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Our beloved teacher, Sheikh Saleh bin Fowzan al Fowzan was asked the following question 2 weeks ago (12 Rabe’a ath Thani 1435h | 12 February 2014): In England, we have some masajid (plural of masjid) which invite students of knowledge whom are upon the methodology of(…)

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From Dhikr Beads to Khurooj: The Danger of Small Innovations – Shaykh Khaalid ‘Uthmaan Al-Misree

The point is that it is upon he who desires safety in his religion to beware of innovations, both small and large; and he should not belittle any innovation. As an example, there are those who make light of the innovation of Tasbeeh[1] upon Dhikr beads. Had the companions saw these Dhikr beads they would(…)

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Don’t Listen to Everyone who begins to Blabber – Shaykh Muhammad Naasirud-Deen Al-Albaanee

My brother, the problem with the youth today, as they say in Ash-Shaam: The sticks gather them and the sticks separate them (i.e., they gather and disperse around people very easily). They are not accustomed to knowing knowledge and the people of knowledge. So everyone who speaks and is eloquent and begins to blabber then(…)

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Tabdee’(declaring someone to be an innovator) is [only] for the Scholars and refuting falsehood is for the Scholars, for the students of knowledge and for the one who is qualified – Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

This one says: “Now you have said that mistakes are not refuted except by the Scholars. And in a previous lecture – perhaps not in Kuwait – you said that these words are not correct.” So it is as if he is saying: “You contradict yourself.” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : And this is a good question,(…)

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What is the difference between al-Bid‘ah al-Mufassiqah (Bidah of Faasiq) and al-Bid‘ah al-Mukaffirah (Bidah of Kufr)? – Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

He says: “What is the difference between al-Bid‘ah al-Mufassiqah and al-Bid‘ah al-Mukaffirah? [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : Al-Bid‘ah al-Mufassiqah is the [innovation] that doesn’t make the person who performs it leave the Religion, like the bid‘ah (innovation) of al-Ashaa‘irah, al-Murji’ah and the likes. As for al-Bid‘ah al-Mukaffirah, then the person who performs it falls into one of(…)

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When is the person of Sunnah called muttabi‘ (follower) and when is he called muqallid (blind follower)? – Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

He says: “When is the person of Sunnah called muttabi‘ (follower) and when is he called muqallid (blind follower)?” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : If the person of Sunnah takes the truth with its proof from the Scholars and he – if he is from the laymen – is behind the Major Scholars and their fataawaa that(…)

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Is every innovation – even if it is a small one – greater than the Major sins, or is there a detailed clarification? – Answered by Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

He says: “Is every innovation – even if it is a small one – greater than the Major sins, or is there a detailed clarification?” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : There is a brief answer to this: this question is wrong and is not upon the Manhaj of the Salaf. Getting involved into categorizing, setting forth parables(…)

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Does warning against a specific person mean that he is declared an innovator? – Answered by Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

The first question says: “Does warning against a specific person mean that he is declared an innovator?”  [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] The answer to this: If this person has been declared an innovator by the Scholars, then we declare him to be an innovator based upon the tabdee‘ (declaring someone to be an innovator) of the Scholars and(…)

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Why do people leave Ahlus Sunnah? – Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee

The following is a summary translation: Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee: Thus you find that everyone who leaves Ahlus Sunnah the reason is due to their sitting with the people of desires and innovation. Therefore it is upon the person to fear for himself; staying far away from the people of desires and innovation. And he(…)

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A Warning against: Visiting the websites of the innovators – By Shaykh Abdur Razzaq Al Badr

Questioner: Our Shaykh—may Allah preserve you—what is your advice for the students of knowledge pertaining to the issue of reading the doubts and entering some of the forums which are upon other than the Minhaj of Ahlus Sunnah wa Jamah, reading the material and then spreading it amongst the people; with the argument that it(…)

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Those who sit with the innovators are more dangerous to us than the innovators – Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee

Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadee: Abdullah ibn ‘Awn Artaban (عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عَوْنِ بْنِ أَرْطَبَانَ) may Allah have mercy upon him said: ‘Those who sit with the innovators are more dangerous to us than the innovators.’ Why? Because the people of innovation have manifested their affair and displayed their condition, thus the people are cautious of(…)

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The Sinners of Ahl-Sunnah – Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Hādī/Translated by Abū al-Ḥasan Mālik Ādam al-Akhḍar

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Hādī Refutes the Principle Of Those who Remove the Sunnī from Salafiyyah due to Fisq (Sins) Translated by Abū al-Ḥasan Mālik Ādam al-Akhḍar Our Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Hādī (Hafithahullaah) says: “Sa’īd ibn Jubayr states—listen to this Athar (narration)—for indeed it refutes some of those who speak today. Sa’īd(…)

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Repenting from Bid’ah and its Conditions – Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jaabiree

Repenting from Bid’ah Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jaabiree Question: May Allaah reward you with good, our Shaykh. This is the 19th question from Morocco. The questioner says: Must the innovator, if he repents from his innovation, fulfill the conditions for Tawbah? And are the conditions for repentance from innovation similar to repenting from disobedience? Do we accept(…)

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Characteristics of The Saved Sect – by Shaikh ‘Abdullaah Al-Bukhaaree (hafidhahullaah)

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d [The following is a summary of an extremely beneficial portion of a highly beneficial advice the shaikh gave a few years ago] Shaykh ‘Abdullaah al-Bukhaaree said: This Saved Sect, who are also this Aided and Victorious Group, those who are upon this blessed da’wah, they are(…)

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Small Innovations Never Cease Gradually Expelling a Person Towards Heresy (Ilhaad) and Disbelief (Zandaqah) – Ibn Taymiyyah

Related Links: {Must Read} All Major Innovations and Deviations Begin Small and Insignificant Related posts: {Must Read} All Major Innovations and Deviations Begin Small and Insignificant The story of the young Ibn Taymiyyah It is the Sunnah that Raises a Person and Bid’ah that Debases a Person An Amazing Affair From The Dawah of Shaikhul Islaam(…)

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Ebook: The Guidance of the Companions With Regards To The People Of Innovation – by Shaykh Muhammad Bin Ramzaan Al Haajiri

Ebook: The Guidance of the Companions With Regards To The People Of Innovation by Shaykh Muhammad Bin Ramzaan Al Haajiri A beautiful and comprehensive explanation delivered by Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ramzaan al-Haajiree (MayAllah Preserve Him) expounding on the guidance of the Companions in dealing with the people of innovation. Herein the Shaykh presents some lofty benefits and salient points of(…)

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Common People are in More of a Need to Hear Responses to Falsehood than the Learned – Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan

 Common People are in More of a Need to Hear Responses to Falsehood than the Learned Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan Posted  by Embody Islam Question: “Is it obligatory upon the scholars to clarify to the youth and the common people the danger of partisanship, splitting, and groups?” Answer: Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan, may Allah protect him, said(…)

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Shaykh Salih as-Suhaymee on the Impermissibility of Muslims Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Shaykh Ṣāliḥ al-Suḥaymī on the Impermissibility of Muslims Celebrating Valentine’s Day Translated by Abū al-Ḥasan Mālik Ādam al-Akhḍar Questioner: “Indeed tomorrow corresponds with the fourteenth of February which is recognized as Valentine’s Day in the West, and some of our young men and women have been tempted by this holiday. So do you have a(…)

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