Visit our YouTube channel for more Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan said: And the people of knowledge are well known; not everyone who has a certificate [becomes a scholar], [nor he who] has graduated from a [university] faculty or…not everyone who has memorised ahaadeeth or memorised aayaat [becomes a scholar]. Not everybody who has read books becomes […]
Visit our YouTube channel for more Questioner: I am a young man having just begun to practice, and I accompany the Jamaa’ah at-Tableegh, and I want to travel with them to Pakistan, so what do you advise me with [in this regard]? Shaykh: We advise you not to travel with them, nor to [even] […]
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 Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan said: As for the one who claims that he loves the Messenger ﷺ, 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 in his love […]
Visit our YouTube channel for more Question: When did the innovation of [celebrating] the birthday [of the Prophet ﷺ] 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 Prophet’s ﷺ birthday). […]
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 ﷺ] do that, and nor did […]
They say they want to venerate the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ; so how is true veneration of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ to be done?
So if we [really] want to defend [the honour of] the Messenger ﷺ, then we should defend him within ourselves first [and foremost].