Bidah


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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Why are you Mad at Us? – Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jaabiree

As for the advice of the scholars, then from it there is the statement of Abdullaah ibn Abbaas, may Allaah have mercy upon him: “Someone invents and innovation in the east or the west and a man carries it to me and when it reaches me I repel it with the Sunnah.” Hence, proven false(…)

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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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