The Splitting of the Ummah
An answer explaining the reason for splitting amongst the Muslim Ummah.
The people of innovation broke off into five groups, and from every group came its branches, joining to the number that the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) specified (seventy-two).
Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-ʿUthaymīn
A fatwá on the famous ḥadīth about the splitting of the ummah in to seventy-three sects. A clarification on the preciseness and reality of this ḥadīth from the late Imām and Scholar, Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-ʿUthaymīn.
Translated by Aḥmad Assing