The Imāms of the Salaf, the Āthār, the Scholars and their students, innovations and sins… Responding to doubts

The Salaf were the most pious in the abandonment of sins, yet they understood the gravity of innovations. They understood that a sinful person of… 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

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

Mixing with a sinner or an innovator: Which is worse? Ibn Taymiyyah and Sa’eed Ibn Jubayr

Sa’eed Ibn Jubayr (rahimahullaah) said: “That my son should accompany a sinful highway robber who is a Sunnee is more beloved to me than him… Continue reading

Shaikh Rabee’s Advice On Interacting With Ahlul-Bid’ah In The West

In the name of Allaah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy Shaikh Rabee’s Advice On Interacting With Ahlul-Bid‘ah In The West* Remain Silent and Co-Exist… Continue reading

Sharhus-Sunnah of al-Barbahaaree: Yunus bin Ubayd Advises his Son that Sin is better than Bid’ah

Sharh us-Sunnah of Imaam Al-Barbahaaree (died 329AH, rahimahullaah) | The Explanation of the Creed Yunus bin Ubayd on the Company of Innovators and Sinners The Imaam… Continue reading