Bidah

Beware of the one who Praises an Innovator or Ahlul-Bid’ah and says, “take the good and leave the evil” —Al-Barbahāri and Al-Fawzān

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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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…]

Aqeedah

Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal’s Usūl As-Sunnah (Foundations of the Sunnah) ―Explanation of Ahmad an-Najmi (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 [read on…]

Aqeedah

Imām Ahmad b. Hanbal’s Usūl As-Sunnah: Explanation of Ahmad an-Najmee (Part 1)

Introduction The creed (‘aqeedah) of Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamā’ah was penned down by Imam Ahmad 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 [read on…]