Indeed, their tribulations came about from these books which they turned to, and left the narrations of the Messenger of Allaah (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his companions.
It is said about the people of whims and desires, that no respect nor honour is to be extended to them.
Is it correct that the one who does not pray the congregational prayer because the imaam is an innovator – is himself an innovator, bearing in mind the imaam’s bid’ah is not one of disbelief?
Reference: al-Majmoo’ fee Tarjamatil-Muhaddith Hammaad ibn Muhammad al-Ansaaree wa Seeratuhu wa Aqwaalauhu – Volume 2, Quote No.39, Page 482 Shaykh ‘Abdul-Awwal narrates that he heard his father – Shaykh Hammaad ibn Muhammad al-Ansaaree (rahima-hullaah), say: Whoever falls into an innovation, it is said to him: “This action of yours is an innovation”. And if he […]