Visit our YouTube channel for more Questioner: What is the ruling…[regarding] the birthday…celebrating the birthday of the Prophet? Shaykh: Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet is also an innovation. If it was [something] good, then the companions (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhum) would have done it; so where are they [who celebrate the birthday of the Prophet […]
Visit our YouTube channel for more Question: When did the innovation of [celebrating] the birthday [of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam] appear Shaykh Muhammad? Response: [It first appeared] in the 4th century [after the hijrah]; meaning, the [first] three virtuous centuries had passed and no-one had established it (i.e. the celebration of the […]
Visit our YouTube channel for more Question: With what do you advise us during this age in which fitan have increased, and the people of innovation have become widespread, and [as we witness] the passing away of the scholars? Response: The first thing with which I advise you is taqwaa of Allaah Subhaanahu wa Ta’aala, […]
Is it permissible to eat from the meat which has been slaughtered for the occasion of [celebrating] the birthday of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ’alayhi wa sallam)?
So if we [really] want to defend [the honour of] the Messenger (sal-Allaahu ’alayhi wa sallam), then we should defend him within ourselves first [and foremost].
Refuting the enemies of the Messenger (sal-Allaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) is [done] in light of what has been prescribed in the Book of Allaah and in the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allaah (sal-Allaahu ’alayhi wa sallam).