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Tag Archives: Bid’ah

November, 2018

September, 2018

  • 18 September

    Reference for the narration on the risks of associating with an innovator

    Question What is the reference for this narration on the risks of associating with an innovator? Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) said: “Whoever associates with an innovator puts himself at risk of one of three things: 1) That he cause trouble for others [his association with this person can be understood by others as his endorsement of incorrect actions or beliefs]. 2) That …

July, 2018

  • 24 July

    Explanation of the words: ‘As habul ahwa’

    Question In the following text does أهل الأهواء specifically refer to people of innovation or does it have a more general meaning (people of desire)? عَنِ الْحَسَنِ وَابْنِ سِيرِينَ: أَنَّهُمَا قَالَا: لَا تُجَالِسُوا أَصْحَابَ الْأَهْوَاءِ، وَلَا تُجَادِلُوهُمْ، وَلَا تَسْمَعُوا مِنْهُم

September, 2017

June, 2017

  • 7 June

    The harms of eating to one’s fill

    Question Is there a saying of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) which is as follows: ‘The first bid’ah of this ummah is to eat a full (stomach)’ What is the authenticity, reference and commentary for this Hadith?

April, 2017

  • 20 April

    A Hadith stating that the actions of an innovator are not accepted

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Allah Ta’ala does not accept the fast, the Salah, the charity, the Hajj and ‘Umrah, the Jihad and the tawbah of the one who indulges in bid’ah [innovation]. He comes out of Islam just as a strand of hair comes out from dough.”

December, 2016

September, 2016

  • 19 September

    Meaning of ‘Remaining on the Sunnah’

    Question I have a question which has perplexed me for some time now. In many Hadiths we find an imperative to remain firm upon the sunnah, never to abandon the sunnah, to ensure that one is constantly upon the sunnah etc. My question is, what does “remaining upon the sunnah” mean beyond the rhetorical level? How can I know at …

July, 2016

  • 30 July

    Remaining steadfast on Sunnah at all times

    Question What is the authenticity and explanation of the following narration: لكل عمل شرة ولكل شرة فترة فمن كانت فترته إلى سنتي فقد اهتدى ومن كانت فترته إلى غير ذلك فقد هلك

June, 2016

November, 2015

  • 17 November

    A Hadith on istinja after passing wind

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? “Whoever does istinja (washes his private parts) after passing wind is not one of us”

May, 2015

April, 2015

  • 22 April

    An unauthentic Hadith regarding the repellents of Bid'ah

    Question Is the following narration authentic? إن لله تعالى عند كل بدعة كيد بها الإسلام و أهله وليا صالحا يذب عنه و يتكلم بعلاماته فاغتنموا حضور تلك المجالس بالذب عن الضعفاء و توكلوا على الله و كفى بالله وكيلا Translation: Whenever any innovation detrimental to Islam appears, Allah Ta’ala always has a pious friend to speak about the signs of …