They claim to love the Prophet ﷺ

  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 […]

Then he is lying in his love for the Messenger ﷺ

  Visit our YouTube channel for more Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan said: As for the one who claims that he loves the Messenger (sal-Allaahu ’alayhi wa sallam), and then he does not follow him, or that he introduces an innovation and thinks that he loves the Messenger while he introduces an innovation, then he is lying […]

Origin of celebrating the birthday of the Prophet ﷺ

  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 […]

Do we love the Prophet ﷺ more than they did?

  Visit our YouTube channel for more Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen advised: I say that celebrating the birthday of the Prophet was not [something] known [to have been practiced] by the righteous predecessors. The rightly guided leaders did not do that, and nor did the [other] companions [of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)] do that, […]