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 (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 […]
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 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, […]
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).