Prayer behind innovators

Innovation that constitutes Kufr It is not permissible to allow the followers of innovation that constitutes kufr to lead the prayers, because prayers offered behind them are not valid according to a number of scholars, and because they deserve to be forsaken and rebuked, not put forward for positions of leadership, and because allowing them [...]

judging by the Sharee’ah in aqidah is greater than judging to it in the [other] affairs

Shaykh Salih al-Fawzaan wrote in his book (إعانة المستفيد بشرح كتاب التوحيد), an explanation of Kitab ut-Tawhid, the following, in deconstructing and annihilating the foundation of the da'wah of these people (p. 151): فما يقوله دعاة الحاكمية اليوم ويريدون تحكيم الشريعة في أمور المنازعات الحقوقية، ولا يحكمونها في أمر العقائد، ويقولون: الناس أحرار في عقائدهم، [...]

An Issue Concerning the Attributes of Allaah

By al-Haafidh Aboo Bakr al-Khateeb al-Baghdaadee (d.463H) Translated by Maaz Qureshi [1] "PIVOTAL QUOTE" So the basic principle (asl) is that speech about the Attributes is speech about the Essence (dhaat) of Allaah, so it follows it in that and takes it as a model of example. INTRODUCTION: Verily the praise is for Allaah, we [...]

Sifaat (Attributes of Allaah) – Salafs Way

Madhhab (way) of the Salaf (Pious Predecessors) with regards to the Sifaat (Attributes of Allaah) "PIVOTAL QUOTE" The madhhab (way) of the Salaf (Pious Predecessors) with regards to the Sifaat (Attributes of Allaah) is to affirm them as they are ’alaa dhaahir (with their apparent meaning), negating any tashbeeh (resemblance) to them, nor takyeef (asking [...]

Difference between Kuffar and Mushrikeen

Difference between Kuffar and Mushrikeen Question: What is the difference between mushrikeen and kuffaar? Are the Jews and Christians mushrikeen or kuffaar?. Answer Reference: Answer : Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The kaafir is the one who denies and conceals the truth. The basic meaning of the wordkufr in Arabic is concealment. Shirk means devoting [...]


The Sunnah and its Position in the Islamic Sharee’ah – Dr. Mustafa as-Siba’i As-Sunnah wa Makaanatuhaa fit-Tashree` al-Islaamee  Translated by: Ahmed M. Hashim The Companions of the Prophet (sallallaahu`alaihiwasallam) used to take the ruling on different matters in their lives from the Qur’ân, which they use to learn from  the messenger of Allah  Muhammad (sallallaahu`alaihiwasallam). In many instances, the aayaah (verses) of the Qur’ân treat a subject in a general manner without a specific condition. Sometimes the aayaah will come as an absolute ruling without any precondition or limitation required by time, place, etc. […]