Benefits in the Manhaj by studying the life and legacy of the Imām of Ahlus-Sunnah Ahmad Ibn Hanbal (161 AH to 241 AH) – benefits from the Noble Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Hādee (Adapted from a lecture)

All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allāh from the evils of our … Continue reading

I have not seen anyone like Imaam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal

قال عبد الوهاب الوراق : ((ما رأيت مثل أحمد بن حنبل ـ رحمة الله عليه ـ، قالوا له: وأيش الذي كان من فضله وعلمه على … Continue reading

Imaam Barbahaaree On Whoever A Praises An Innovator – Allaamah Fawzaan Explains

Imaam Abu Muhammad Al-Hasan b. `Alee b. Khalaf al-Barbahaaree (died 329H, rahimahullaah) stated in his Sharhus-Sunnah (point 152): If you see a man mentioning with … Continue reading

The Sinners Of Ahlus-Sunnah Are The Friends Of Allaah Whilst The Pious Ascetics Of Ahlul-Bid’ah Are The Enemies Of Allaah

The Sinners Of Ahlus-Sunnah Are The Friends Of Allaah Whilst The Pious Ascetics Of Ahlul-Bid’ah Are The Enemies Of Allaah قال أحمد بن حنبل رحمه … Continue reading

Shaikh Rabee’: Ya’qoob b. Shaybah (d. 262H) Was A Great Scholar, Then He Innovated And Fell

Ya’qoob bin Shaibah (died 262H) was present in the time of Imaam Ahmad bin Hanbal (d. 241H). The great Imaam adh-Dhahabee (d. 748H, rahimahullaah) stated … Continue reading

Imaam Ahmad b. Hanbal and al-Karabeesee: How Men of Standing Fall

Imaam Ahmad b. Hanbal and al-Karabeesee: How Men of Standing Fall When They Deviate Al-Marwazee (rahimahullaah), from the great Scholars and companions of Imaam Ahmad … Continue reading

Imaam Ahmad: The Sinners Of Ahlus-Sunnah Are The Friends Of Allaah; The Worshippers of Ahlul-Bid’ah are the Enemies of Allaah

The Sinners Of Ahlus-Sunnah Are The Friends Of Allaah Whilst The Pious Ascetics Of Ahlul-Bid’ah Are The Enemies Of Allaah قال أحمد بن حنبل رحمه … Continue reading

Who First Spoke with the Innovation that the Speech of Allaah is Created & his Isnaad

A Brief Historical Look at When and Who First Spoke with the Innovation that the Speech of Allaah is Created None of the Companions (radhi Allaahu ‘anhum) … Continue reading

Ahmad b. Hanbal “Usool as-Sunnah” Explanation of Ahmad an-Najmee – Part 2

The Imaam of Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah, Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d.241H) stated: والإقتداء بهم And taking them (i.e. the Companions of the Prophet) as an example to be followed. The Explanation … Continue reading

Ahmad b. Hanbal “Usool as-Sunnah” Explanation of Ahmad an-Najmee – Part 1

Introduction The creed (‘aqeedah) of Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah was penned down by ImaamAhmad ibn Hanbal (may Allaah’s mercy be upon him) in his great work Usoolus-Sunnah translated as The Foundations of the … Continue reading