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Scholars

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 سائر من رأيت؟، قال: رجل سئل عن ستين ألف مسألة [read on…]

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Bidah

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 good Ibn Abee Du’aad, Bishr al-Mireesee, Thumaamah, Abu Hudhayl, Hishaam [read on…]

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Bidah

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 الله: قبور أهل السنة من أهل الكبائر روضة , وقبور أهل البدع من الزهاد حفرة ، فساق أهل السنة [read on…]

Bidah

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

Ya’qūb bin Shaybah (died 262H) was present in the time of Imām Ahmad bin Hanbal (d. 241H). The Imām adh-Dhahabi (d. 748H, rahimahullāh) stated in Siyar A’lām an-Nubalā about him: “He was the great Hāfidh, [read on…]

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Bidah

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 bin Hanbal (rahimahullaah) said: ‘I departed to go see Al-Karabeesee, at [read on…]

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Aqeedah

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 الله: قبور أهل السنة من أهل الكبائر روضة , وقبور أهل البدع من الزهاد حفرة ، فساق أهل السنة [read on…]

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Aqeedah

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) have narrated anything in this affair, and this deviation was [read on…]

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Aqeedah

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 and Commentary of Shaykh Ahmad an-Najmee Shaykh Ahmad bin Yahyaa an-Najmee (rahimahullaah) said, commenting upon the [read on…]

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Aqeedah

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 Sunnah. The term Sunnah in the title refers to the [read on…]