Tag Archives: Innovations

February, 2022

  • 9 February

    Clarification regarding the narration on Madinah being a sanctuary

    Question Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Madinah is a sanctuary from that place to that. Its trees should not be cut and no heresy should be innovated nor any sin should be committed in it, and whoever innovates in it an heresy or commits sins (bad deeds), then he will incur the curse of Allah, the angels, and all …

March, 2020

September, 2019

November, 2018

October, 2018

  • 12 October

    Adhan at the graveside?

    Question I received a message from a relative who said that giving adhan at the time of burial is a Sunnah. I can’t seem to find this in any Hadith. Can you please comment on this?

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

December, 2016

March, 2016

  • 3 March

    The tawbah of an innovator

    Question What is the authenticity if this narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah Ta’ala does not accept the repentance of every innovator until he leaves out his innovation.”

February, 2016

  • 15 February

    A statement of Hasan Al Basri (rahimahullah) regarding the vicegerents of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is the following narration authentic and what is the meaning? لن يزال لله نصحاء في الأرض من عباده يعرضون أعمال العباد علي كتاب الله فإذا وافقوا حمدوا الله و إذا خالفوه عرفوا بكتاب الله ضلالة من ضل و هدى من اهتدى فأولئك خلفاء الله

May, 2015

November, 2014

  • 8 November

    Allah Ta’ala curses four types of people

    Question What is the grade of this narration? Sayyiduna Abut Tufayl (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: Sayyiduna Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was asked, ‘Did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) give you something special which he did not give to anyone else?’ He replied, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), did not give me anything special which he did not give to everyone else except for what I …

March, 2014

  • 4 March

    Meaning of a Hadith

    Question What does the Hadith “Do not single out any specific night for ‘ibadah” mean?