Decisive words from the Salaf: The stance of the Sunnī towards those who are lenient with Ahlul-Bid’ah and harsh with Ahlus-Sunnah | Shaikh Muhammad Hādī’s case study: Ahmad b. Hanbal with Alī b. Al-Madīnī

In these times we see many claimants to Salafiyyah and Sunnah, yet they oppose the principles of Salafiyyah. They enter the ranks of the Salafis… Continue reading

What is our da’wah – the call to Salafiyyah? The defining features: Sunnah and Hadeeth: Part 2

Transcribed lecture: What is our Da’wah? –By Abu Khadeejah Part 2 All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His… Continue reading

Imām Mālik Ibn Anas (d. 179H) warns a man from going the extra mile beyond the Prophet’s Sunnah

A man asked the Imām of Dār al-Hijrah (i.e. Madinah) Mālik Ibn Anas (رحمه الله): “From where should I take the Ihrām for pilgrimage?” Imām Mālik… Continue reading

“There has never come an innovation except from the ignorant rabble who follow anyone who calls out wildly…” Al-Barbahāree, Al-Fawzān, Rabee’ Al-Madkhalee (Sharhus-Sunnah no. 102)

Imam Al-Barbaharee (may Allah have mercy upon him, died 329 AH) said:   “Know that there has never emerged a heresy or innovation except from the… Continue reading

Ahlus-Sunnah, the Salafis, warn from associating and mixing with the People of Desires, the Innovators: By ash-Shaikh al-‛Allāmah Rabee’ al-Madkhalee

The Warning of Ahlus-Sunnah, the Salafīs, from Sitting and Mixing with the People of Desires, the Innovators By Shaikh Rabī’ Ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī (حفظه الله) Second… Continue reading

This Ummah will divide into 73 sects… Shaykh al-Fawzān explains what it means: Sharhus-Sunnah Barbahārī

Imām al-Barbahārī ( died 329 AH) stated: “Know that Allah’s Messenger () said: “My ummah will divide into 73 sects, all of them will be in… Continue reading

You praise the innovators whilst claiming attachment to Ahlus-Sunnah?! Al-Barbahārī and Al-Fawzān

 Imām Al-Barbahārī (رحم الله) said: “If you see a man mentioning Ibn Abī Du’ād, Bishr Al-Marīsī, Thumāmah, Abu Hudhayl, Hishām Al-Footee or any of their… Continue reading

Imām Ash-Shāfi’ee said: “I never debated anyone whom I knew to be established upon innovation.” Why do people debate with ahlul-Bid’ah?

قال الإمام الشافعي رحمه الله: ما ناظرت أحدا علمت أنه مقيم على بدعة قال البيهقي معلقا على هذا القول وهذا ﻷن المقيم على البدعة قلما… Continue reading

Imām Ash-Shāfi’ī and as-Sam’ānī on sitting and debating with Ahlul-Bid’ah

Abdullāh Ibn Imām Ahmad said: I heard my father (i.e. Ahmad Ibn Hanbal) say that Ash-Shāfi’ī said: “That which we used to hear from that… Continue reading

Debating with Ahlul-Bid’ah and the Innovators: Imām Abu Ismā’īl As-Sāboonī (died 449H)

The speech from the great Imams of the Salaf is plentiful concerning debating with the innovators – and their speech is recorded and preserved in… Continue reading