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

Shaikh Rabee’: Decisive words regarding permissible and forbidden debating in explanation of Imām al-Barbahāree (d. 329H)

Imām Abu Muhammad Al-Hasan Ibn `Alī Ibn Khalaf Al-Barbahārī (d. 329H) stated: “And know that there would not be heresy, nor disbelief, nor doubts, nor … Continue reading

How does the one who called to misguidance and bid’ah rectify? By Imām Ibnul-Qayyim, Imām Ibn Qudāmah, and ‘Allāmah Muhammad Ibn Hādī

Making Tawbah from Bid’ah and Deviation: Imām Ibnul-Qayyim (d. 752H, رحمه الله) said in ‘Uddatus-Sābirīn (93-94): “From the conditions of repentance of the caller to … Continue reading