Knowledge

Respect for the Scholars: Mu’āwiyah stood up and said, “Where are your scholars? Where are your scholars?” Ibn ‘Asākir: “The flesh of the scholars is poison..”

In a time when the status, rank and honour of the scholars of Sunnah and Salafiyyah is being maligned and attacked by callers to bid’ah and misguidance (and more-so in recent months by some misguided [read on…]

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Knowledge

“I am going to India for the purpose of da’wah. If they see me raising my voice with the āmeen and raising my hands in the prayer, they’ll say: ‘This is a Wahābī’…” Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Ibraheem advises.

The noble Shaikh, Sālih Ibn ‘Abdul-‘Azīz Ālush-Shaikh said: “One of the callers to Islam wrote a letter to my grandfather, the eminent scholar, Muhammad Ibn Ibrāheem Ālush-Shaikh (رحمه الله) which included the following: “I am [read on…]

Extremism & Terrorism

The Prophet of Islam would not kill diplomats, ambassadors, emissaries or foreign delegations even if they were sent by the worst of his enemies.

[arabic-font]حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَمْرٍو الرَّازِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا سَلَمَةُ، – يَعْنِي ابْنَ الْفَضْلِ – عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ إِسْحَاقَ، قَالَ كَانَ مُسَيْلِمَةُ كَتَبَ إِلَى رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏.‏ قَالَ وَقَدْ حَدَّثَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْحَاقَ عَنْ [read on…]

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Dawah History in the West

My Visit To The Scholars, Hajj 2014 – And What I Witnessed

In the Introduction of Saheeh Muslim there appears: بَاب بَيَانِ أَنَّ الْإِسْنَادَ مِنْ الدِّينِ وَأَنَّ الرِّوَايَةَ لَا تَكُونُ إِلَّا عَنْ الثِّقَاتِ وَأَنَّ جَرْحَ الرُّوَاةِ بِمَا هُوَ فِيهِمْ جَائِزٌ بَلْ وَاجِبٌ وَأَنَّهُ لَيْسَ مِنْ الْغِيبَةِ الْمُحَرَّمَةِ بَلْ [read on…]