Filed under Bid’ah [innovation] Mubtadi [innovator]

Speaking Against The Evil Ones Amongst The Dead

Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullaah) said: Chapter: ‘What Is Forbidden As Regards Reviling The Dead’ Narrated Aisha (radiyallaahu-anhaa): The Prophet  said: ‘’Don’t revile the dead, because they have reached the destination of what they forwarded’’ [Book of Funerals; Hadith No:1393] Imaam Abdul Azeez Bin Baaz (rahimahullaah) commented briefly on this hadith saying: ‘’If revilement is for the … Continue reading

The Statement of Imam Bukhaaree Concerning Innovations

Author: Imam Bukhaaree Source: Sharh Usool ul-I’tiqad of Imaam al-Laalikaa’ee (Eng. Trans by Abu ‘Iyad as-Salafi) Article ID : BDH020002 Imaam Bukhaaree (rahimahullaah) said: I met more than a thousand men amongst the people of knowledge from the people of al-Hijaaz, al-Makkah, al-Madinah, al-Koofah, al-Basrah, Waasit, Baghdaad, Shaam and Misr… and I never saw a … Continue reading

The common person who falls into bidah (innovation in the religion) but doesn’t understand the proofs, when does he become a mubtadi (innovator)?

Shaykh Muqbil (may Allaah have Mercy on him): Whoever doesn’t understand the proofs then upon us is patience with them. As the common people have always been the helpers of those who’ve preceded them. Consequently you see them aiding anyone who raises his voice. So they aided Mukhtaar ibn Abi Ubayd (he claimed prophecy during … Continue reading

An Incitement towards the Sunnah and a Warning against Innovations

 Sufficiency in Creed by: Imaam Ibn Qudaamah Al-Maqdisee {rahimallah} Explaination by: Imaam Muhammad Ibn Saalih Uthaymeen {rahimallah} An Incitement towards the Sunnah and a Warning against Innovations Pgs.39-41  Ibn Qudaamah says: We have been commanded to follow their way (the Prophet (Alayhee salatul wasalaam) and his Companions (May Allah be pleases with them)) and to … Continue reading

The Difference Between Extremism (Ghuluww) in al-Jarh and Harshness Against the People of Innovation

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Question: Shaykh ’Ubayd Ibn ’Abdullaah al-Jaabiree – hafidhahullaah – was asked, ‘How is the distinction between extremism in al-Jarh (disparagement) and severe harshness against the people of innovation, which is considered praiseworthy, achieved?’ Answer: So he answered, “Perhaps we should begin with the second part of your question. And that is: … Continue reading