Attending the funeral of an Innovator

Question: Is there reward in attending the funeral procession of someone that commits acts of shirk and innovation? Response: Do not attend a funeral procession of someone that commits clear acts of shirk. However, if the person has committed some sins or innovations that do not remove him from the fold of Islam, then attend [...]

Praying, asking for mercy for the people of innovation

Fataawa of Shaykh al-Albaanee (May Allah have Mercy on him) Translated by Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips In the Name of Allaah, and may Allaah's peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allaah. This tape, a continuous series of fataawaa (rulings) of Shaykh Naasiruddeen al-Albaanee, was recorded by Abu Laylaa al-Athharee on the [...]


by Imaam Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen (hafidhahullaah) ‘‘So - for example - the Ash’arees and the Maatureedees are not considered from Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah in this particular matter (i.e. concerning the Names and Attributes of Allaah). Rather, they oppose what the Prophe (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) and his Companions were upon with regards to accepting the [...]

The Sacred Salafee Methodology

By the Scholar of Hadeeth, Shaykh Muhammad Naasirud-Deen al-Albaanee, Translated by Umar Salim Allaah the Glorified and Exalted states in His Noble Book: "And most of them believe not in Allaah, except that they attribute partners to him." [Soorah Yoosuf 12:106] The present state of the Ummah therefore, is as the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu [...]

From the characteristics of the hypocrites of our time is they accuse the People of goodness of being ‘too harsh.’

Al-'Uthaimeen: From the characteristics of the hypocrites of our time is they accuse the People of Goodness of being 'too harsh' Rather, Harshness against Ahlul-Bid'ah is a praiseworthy attribute! Abu Remlah Adam Amreeki (hafidhahullaah) relayed: Imaam Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-'Uthaymeen (d. 1421H, rahimahullaah) said: "From the characteristics of the hypocrites of our time is they [...]

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 [...]

Imaam al-Albani and His Argument Against Ahl ut-Takfir

Ruling By Other Than What Allaah Has Revealed   Imaam al-Albani and His Argument Against Ahl ut-Takfir Author: Compiled by Shaikh Ali Hasan Source: Fitnah of Takfir Article ID : MNJ050008  [14114]     Amongst those matters whose mention and quotation will bring benefit is that I met with some of those who used to be [...]

Praying Behind the People of Innovation

Questioner: In addition to the brother’s question, if the Imaam has some form of shirk, like making amulets or making fun of the Prophet’s Sunnahصلى الله عليه وسلم like the beard or shortening the thawb and so on … Al-Albaani: Yaa Akhi, the issue of the beard and other such issues, that sin is on him, but as for shirk then that is [...]


Linguistically, taqleed means: Placing something around the neck, which encircles the neck. Technically it means: Following he whose sayings is not a proof (hujjah). So long as a Muslim is following the correct evidence (daleel) and has the desire to follow the Sunnah properly, there is no harm in following any of the Imams when [...]


FATAAWAA OF MAJOR COMMITTEE OF SCHOLARS ON TAQLEED AND MADHHABS ["The Fataawaa of The Standing Committee for Islamic Research and Ifta (Fataawa al-Lajnat-ud-daaimah lil-buhuth al-'ilmiah wal-Iftaa)", Volume 5: Fiqh and Tahaarah, Gathered and organised by Shaykh Ahmad ibn Abdur-Razaaq ad-Duwaysh, Dar al-'Aasimah, 1413h] source: salafipublications The second question from Fatwaa No. 11296 Question: What is [...]