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Someone believes that the awliya’ are our protectors, and he quotes a verse from the Qur’an as evidence

December 7, 2017

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Q. I have a friend who believes that the Messenger of Allah and pious people, whom he calls Awliya like Abdul Qadir Jeelani,are our protectors and helpers in this world besides Allah.He quotes ayah no.55 of Surah Al-Maidah in support of his belief. Kindly clarify the actual meaning of the Ayah. A. Praise be to Allah […]

Giving zakaah to those who are called Syed (Sayyid)

May 11, 2017

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Q. Is there any truth about, you can’t give money,zakat or anything to Syed? A. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The idea that there are “sayyids” or “walis” (“saints”) whom Allaah has singled out from among mankind for some favour, or that they have a status which other people do not share, is an idea which […]

With the killing of al-Husayn, shaytaan caused the people to introduce Two Innovations [Ibn Taymiyah]

November 4, 2014

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Shaykh al Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) said: “Because of the killing of al-Husayn, shaytaan caused the people to introduce two innovations: 1. the innovation of mourning and wailing on the day of ‘Ashoora’, by slapping the cheeks, weeping, and reciting eulogies. … and … 2. the innovation of rejoicing and celebrating. … So some introduced […]

Scholarly opinions concerning the date of the Prophet’s birth and death, and which is most likely to be correct

January 7, 2014

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Q. What are the dates of the birth and death of the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)? I have seen many opinions concerning that; which is the correct opinion and what is the evidence in the light of the Qur’an and Sunnah? A. Praise be to Allah Firstly: The biographers and historians […]

Aqidah Of Imaam Abu Hanifah (d. 150H – rahimahullaah) And His Golden Advices To The Ummah

November 15, 2013

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It is agreed upon by the people of verification that Imaam Abu Hanifah (d.150 H), and this two companions Abu Yusuf Ya’qub bin Ibraaheem al-Ansaaree (d.182H), and Muhammad bin al-Hasan ash-Shaybaanee (d.189H), and others besides them likewise Abu Ja’far at-Tahaawi (d.321H),  were all upon the Salafi aqidah, and they are also from the generality of the Salaf of this ummah, like the […]

Braylwiyyah (Barelvi) Sufi Order

November 16, 2010

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The Braylwiyyah sect Q. What is the Braylwiyyah sect and what is their belief? A. Praise be to Allaah. The Braylwiyyah are a Soofee sect which was born in India at the time of the British rule there. It’s followers concern themselves in exceeding in their love and honour for the Prophets and the “saints” […]