No obedience to the created if it means disobedience to the Creator – Shaykh al Albaani

"There is no obedience due to anyone in disobedience to Allaah Tabarak wa Ta'aala." [Silsilah Saheehah: 179] "There is no obedience in disobedience to Allaah Tabaraka wa Ta'aala." [Silsilah Saheehah: 180 ] "There is no obedience to mankind in disobedience to Allaah, indeed obedience is in goodness."[Silsilah Saheehah: 181] The reason for this hadeeth: The …

The Forbiddence of Adhering Blindly to the Saying of a Scholar in Opposition To An Authentic Text, and the Severe Rebuke due Upon One Who is Guilty Of this

The Forbiddence Of Adhering Blindly To The Saying Of A Scholar In Opposition To An Authentic Text, And The Severe Rebuke Due Upon One Who Is Guilty Of This (Part I) Shaikh `Abdur-Rahmaan ibn Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn `Abdil-Wahhaab – rahimahullaah – said in "Fathul-Majeed‟ (2/527-530), in explanation of the saying of Ibn `Abbaas – …

Blind Following and its Dangers – Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan

The Fourth Aspect: Blind Following and its Dangers Imaam Muhammad bin 'Abdil-Wahhaab said: [4] Their religion was built upon certain principles, the greatest of which was taqleed (blind following). So this was the biggest principle for all of the disbelievers - the first and last of them - as Allaah says: "And similarly, We sent not …

Misplaced Loyalty – Ibn Taymiyyah and Ibn Baz

Al-Istiqaamah Magazine, Issue No.6 THE BASIS OF RIGHT GUIDANCE Shaykhul-lslaam Ibn Taymiyyah (d.728H) - rahimahallaah - said: "The Religion of the Muslims is built upon following the Book of Allaah, the Sunnah of His Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and that which the Ummah has agreed upon. So these are the three infallible usool (fundamentals). …

The Attack on the Madhahib and the forbidding of Taqlid (blind following) of today – Shaykh al-Fawzan

Scholar: ´Allâmah Sâlih bin Fawzân al-Fawzân Source: sahab.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=136887 Reference: Darulhadith.com Translation & video: aFatwa.com Question: People who subscribe to knowledge and especially young students look down upon Fiqh-matters and especially the books of the Madhâhib. Their argument is that they do not consist of evidence. They even look down upon the Ijtihâd of the Imams in this …

Partisanship to a Scholar or a Da’ee – Shaikh Saalih bin Fawzaan Al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the ruling of an individual who loves a scholar or a Da'ee and says: I love him very much, I do not want to listen to anyone refuting him and I take his word even if it goes against the evidence, because the shaykh has more knowledge of the evidence than us? …