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Jul 12, 2013

Questions and Answers Session – Ottawa (A Person Is Upon the Religion of His Companion)

[Q1]: Where did you study? What is Wrong with al-Maghrib (institute)? What do you say about the Free Syrian Army? [Q2]: Some people say that the Ṣaḥābah (raḍī Allāhu ʿanhum) revolted against the ruler, they cite the fitnah that appeared between them? [Q3]: Some say that the ḥadīth that says: Obey the ruler even if he beats your back…That this is on an ‘individual basis’ (not collectively?), they quote Nawawee on this? [Q4]: What do you mean when you use the word ‘tamyīz’? [Q5]: What’s the best guidance on raising and disciplining one’s children? [Q6]: What is the importance of the ḥijāb?…

Jul 10, 2013

An Insight into the Manhaj of the Early Salaf and Their ʿAqīdah

Abū Khadījah summarises the creed of the Salaf into three lectures utilising the Hā’iyyah poem of Ibn Abī Dāwūd using the explanation of Shaykh Ṣāliḥ al-Fawzān.

Jun 25, 2013

Boycotting the People of Bidʿah and Warning against Them

Abū Khadījah presents several examples of the Salaf in how they refuted, abandoned and boycotted Ahl al-Bidʿah.

Jun 24, 2013

The Crime of Tamyīʿ upon the Salafī Manhaj

Reading from some of the Questions and Answers of Shaykh ʿʿUbayd al-Jābirī. [Q1]: When you advise a person, do not sit with the various groups and parties (Ikhwān al-Muslimīn, Jama’aatut-Tableegh etc.) they say, “this is the manhaj of Shaykh Ibn Bāz (raḥimahullāh)”, that he would sit with every faction and group! [Q2]: Some of the people claim saying, “we should encourage the students to seek knowledge but we shouldn’t speak about the issues of refutation, misguidance and deviation…when we encourage them to seek knowledge then they will be able to determine this (falsehood).” [Q3]: Some …

Jun 20, 2013

Seven Fundamental Questions Regarding Islām

What is Islām? Who are the Muslims? Who is Allāh? Who is Muḥammad? What are the Teachings of Islām? What is the Qurʾān? How Do Muslims View the Nature of Man, the Purpose of Life and the Hereafter?

Jun 20, 2013

The Consensus of the Scholars in Holding Fast to the Sunnah and Its People

From the points discussed: Holding fast to the Qurʾān and Sunnah and ardently adhering to it is the mightiest of the foundations and founding pillars of Islām.  The one who abandons this has given rise to his own destruction. It is Tawḥīd and adherence to the Sunnah that makes us brothers, this is what unites our hearts. This blessed manhaj consolidated our hearts. We are not like the Ḥizbiyyīn who love and hate for the sake of allegiance and bias. There are many paths of deviation, many Shayṭān, only one path of Qurʾān and Sunnah. All of Ahl al-Bidʿah, claim to be upon t…

Jun 20, 2013

I Am New to Salafiyyah, What Should I Do Now?

Seek religious knowledge from its primary sources, and cooperate with your Salafī brothers upon righteousness and piety in spreading this Daʿwah Shaykh Rabīʿ ibn Hādī al-MadkhalīThe questioner says, “Indeed, I love you for the sake of Allāh. O Shaykh, I am new to Salafīyah, which is the truth, and I do not know what I should do now. So provide me with some direction – may Allāh bless you.” The Shaykh (may Allāh preserve him) responded: “Establish the prayer, give Zakāh and make your religion purely and sincerely for the sake of Allāh, the Lord of the whole of the creation. Seek religio…

Jun 18, 2013

Identifying the Middle Path Amidst the Multiplicity of Muslim Groups and Movements

In contemporary times, where the realities of the paths to misguidance are hidden behind Islamic names, titles, institutions, organisations and societies – our brother, Abū Iyāḍ Amjad Rafīq unmasks the methodology of Iblīs in attempting to invite and entice the believers to the many paths of misguidance whilst misguiding them from the path of guidance. Amongst the points discussed: Recognising the call of Iblīs and the signs of his enmity. Is Iblīs inviting to sin? Or is he inviting to deviation from the path of Allāh? Which of the two is more beloved to him? A brief loo…