It is reported that Ḥudhayfah b. Al-Yamān – Allāh be pleased with him – said:
True misguidance is that you approve now what you used to repudiate before (because it was wrong) and repudiate now what you used to approve before; and be aware of changing colours in the religion, for the religion of Allāh is one.
Ibn Baṭṭah, Al-Ibānatu Al-Kubrā ḥadīth 25, and others.
It is reported that ʿAdī b. Ḥātim – Allāh be pleased with him – said:
You will remain upon good as long as you do not start approving of what you used to repudiate and as long as you do not repudiate what you used to know (to be right), and as long as your scholar can speak amongst you without fear. … More WISE SAYINGS OF THE SALAF – ON FITNAH – CALAMITIES & TRIBULATIONS – RIGHTEOUS PREDECESSOR SPEECH
It is reported that Sufyān b. ‘Uyainah – Allāh have mercy on him – said:
Verily, the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ is the highest standard; things are measured by him: his character, lifestyle and behavior. Whatever agrees with [these] is true and correct, and whatever contradicts [them] is wrong.
It is reported that ‘Umar b. Al-Khattāb – Allāh be pleased with him – said:
Do not be impressed by the twitter of an individual. But one who fulfils his duty and trust, and refrains from [transgressing against] the honor of people is the real man. … More WISE SAYINGS OF THE SALAF – ON CHARACTER – RIGHTEOUS PREDECESSOR SPEECH
ʿUmar will come with blood flowing from his veins. It will be asked ‘Who did this to you?’ To which he will reply, ‘ʿAbd al-Mughīrah ibn Shuʿbah.’ He will stand in front of Allah and will have a swift and easy reckoning. Then he will be made to stand in front of the Throne, draped in two green garments. Then ʿUthmān will come with blood dripping from his veins. It will be asked, ‘Who did this to you?’ To which he will reply; ‘So and so.’ … More IMAM JAFAR AL-SADIQ – THE SUNNI IMAM ?? – DEBATE AGAINST A RAFIDHI SHIA – DID THE SHIA IMAMS REJECT TASHAYYU?
Nationalism is a concept alien to Islam because nationalism calls for unity based on family and tribalistic ties, whereas Islam binds people together on the `Aqeedah, that is belief in Allah (swt) and His Messenger ﷺ. Islam calls for the ideological bond. … More TRIBALISM REVISITED – IS NATIONALISM HALAL – CAN I BE A PROUD TURKISH – ARAB MUSLIM – “KHUTBAH ON ASABIYYAH”
The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said:
إِنَّ مَا أَتَخَوَّفُ عَلَيْكُمْ رَجُلٌ قَرَأَ الْقُرْآنَ حَتَّى رُئِيَتْ بَهْجَتُهُ عَلَيْهِ وَكَانَ رِدْئًا لِلإِسْلامِ غَيَّرَهُ إِلَى مَا شَاءَ الِلَّهِ فَانْسَلَخَ مِنْهُ وَنَبَذَهُ وَرَاءَ ظَهْرِهِ وَسَعَى عَلَى جَارِهِ بِالسَّيْفِ وَرَمَاهُ بِالشِّرْكِ
“Verily, I fear for you that a man will recite the Quran until his delight is seen and he is wicked for Islam and he changes to whatever Allah wills for him, such that it is stripped from him and he throws it behind his back, assaulting his neighbor with the sword and accusing him of idolatry.”
“I said, “O Prophet of Allah, which one is closer to idolatry? The accused or the accuser?”
The Messenger said… … More THE HADITH OF “KUFR” BEING SENT BACK ON THE ACCUSER – TAKFIR HADITH – IS MY LOCAL IMAMS COUNCIL FULL OF KUFFAR – IS EVERY RULER A TAGHOUT
There are certain signs that indicate people of innovation, such as.
1. They attribute themselves to something other than Islaam and the Sunnah, due to what they have introduced from innovations in speech, action and belief.
2. They cling fanatically to their opinions and do not turn to the truth, even if it is clearly conveyed to them.
3. They hate the scholars of Islaam and the Religion. … More THE MISGUIDED GROUPS – MUSLIM SECTS AND THEIR DESCRIPTION – WHO IS THE SAVED SECT – ALL IN THE FIRE EXCEPT ONE – 73 FACTIONS
In a world that is governed by self-help books and gurus of every type on every second ad we see on our phones, tablets and laptops. We sometimes need to stop and reflect on the blessing and the cure we already have. Yes you have the cure for every disease.
Mulims get stuck in the whole complex world of trying to be better, in the process forgetting that betterment and positivity can only come through the will of Allah. Once we understand that the only cure to everything is the Will of Allah. The Speech of Allah, is the cure, and once understood, we can start seeking for the exact cure for our pain in His Book, The Qur’an and in the sunnah of His last and Final Messenger, peace be upon him.
All we need to do is, stop and reflect… … More POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH AN ISLAMIC LENS – BEING A POSITIVE MUSLIM – TAFAKKUR – HAVING A POSITIVE THOUGHT PROCESS
Thus, the one who looks after the general affairs of Muslims is considered an Amir. Likewise, the one who looks after the affairs of a group structured over a common issue is considered an Amir as well; and the one who looks after the affairs of a group in travel is an Amir also. … More OBEYING THE ‘AMIR – ‘IMARA IN ISLAM – CAN WE CHANGE AMIRS AS WE WISH – WHO CAN BECOME THE AMEER – CAN ANYONE GIVE UP THE IMARA
Before takfir can be established, all conditions must be fulfilled and all impediments removed, and this includes the adhir/excuse which seems to be negated completely.
From the conditions of making takfir are:
Deliberate action or saying of kufr, and its acceptance.
This implies determining whether the person knows his action is kufr, and he has chosen it, without being compelled. Moreover, it must be shown that the person was deliberate in his action and is content with it.
From the impediments of takfir are:
Affirmation of an error.
Ahlul Sunnah checks into both the impediments and conditions before pronouncing takfir on a specific person. … More EXCUSE HIS KUFR AND TAKFIR EXPLAINED – ‘AUDHR BI AL-JAHL’ – EXCUSE OF IGNORANCE RULINGS & FIQH
There is a huge difference between saying such and such action is Kufr which takes one out of the fold of Islam, and saying such and such person is a kafir. Please have this in mind as you read the following article.
Whoever disbelieves in Allah after his belief… except for one who is forced [to renounce his religion] while his heart is secure in faith. But those who [willingly] open their breasts to disbelief, upon them is wrath from Allah , and for them is a great punishment (An Nahl: 106) … More NULLIFIERS OF ISLAM – AQEEDAH – TAWHEED AND TAKFIR REVISITED – CONDENSED – LECTURE OF BANU TAMEEM – WHAT THE DESCENDANTS OF MIAW SAY