The Stigma of the Mubtadi’ – How do we treat those who spread Bid’ah?

While “Sunnah” linguistically means “Path”, Bid’ah can relatively be defined as a diversion from the path. Though Bid’ah, in the technical [shar’i] sense, is an action introduced into the religion which has no general or specific basis for it – a supposed act of drawing nearer to Allaah ﷻ which has no basis in the Shari’ah. Imam… Read More The Stigma of the Mubtadi’ – How do we treat those who spread Bid’ah?

Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – Affirmation Of The Authenticity Of The Narration Is Not Limited To It Being Reported Within The Work Of A Known Scholar. Verification Of The Isnād Is Imperative.

Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – “This is the method employed by our scholars who are proficient in the science of Ḥadith. That they report the narrations with the corresponding Isnād [chain of narrators] so that one may determine the authenticity of the narration, and thus, discern the Saḥiḥ narration from the Da’eef, by utilising knowledge… Read More Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – Affirmation Of The Authenticity Of The Narration Is Not Limited To It Being Reported Within The Work Of A Known Scholar. Verification Of The Isnād Is Imperative.

Abu Bakr at-Ṭurtushi al-Andalusi [d. 520 AH] warning the Fatimid vizier, al-Afḍal b. Badr al-Jamālī.

Andalusian Scholar, Abu Bakr at-Ṭurtushi [d. 520 AH], entered the court of the Fatimid vizier, al-Afḍal b. Badr al-Jamālī, and said: “This position you find yourself in was only granted to you because of the death of another before you, and this fleeting position is bound to leave you as it has come to you.… Read More Abu Bakr at-Ṭurtushi al-Andalusi [d. 520 AH] warning the Fatimid vizier, al-Afḍal b. Badr al-Jamālī.

al-Ḥussayn b. Muhammad al-Maghribī [d. 1119 AH] – “The technical definition of Shukr [شكر] is for a worshipper to utilise everything they were granted in accordance with the intended purpose they were conferred [worshipping Allaah ﷻ alone].”

al-Ḥussayn b. Muhammad al-Maghribī [d. 1119 AH] – “The technical definition of Shukr [شكر] is for a worshipper to utilise everything they were granted in accordance with the intended purpose they were conferred [worshipping Allaah ﷻ alone]. [For the sake of brevity] – “One drawing nearer to [Allaah ﷻ], through the blessings conferred upon them in… Read More al-Ḥussayn b. Muhammad al-Maghribī [d. 1119 AH] – “The technical definition of Shukr [شكر] is for a worshipper to utilise everything they were granted in accordance with the intended purpose they were conferred [worshipping Allaah ﷻ alone].”