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  • Islamic associations based on correct ideology are not a 'forbidden innovation' Date: 5-1-2015

    As-Salaam 'alaikum. In Nigeria, we have various muslim' societies,both in the universities and outside world. These societies have done great job in Islaam,which countless numbers of the muslims,even the non-muslims can testify to. But recently,some unknown people came to tell us that such societies,though they base their enlightenment on Al-Kitaab.. More

  • A Da’wah group obliges people to attend its circle in the Masjid Date: 30-4-2014

    Salaam alaikum shaikh, in our masjid everyday after Salah few persons (mostly related with Tablighi Jamaat) sit and read Muntakhab Ahadees or Fazail-e-Amaal (this latter book was criticized by Scholars in Saudi Arabia for having unusual stories based on Islam). Now sometimes if we discuss other Islamic matters in masjid (for Dawah etc.), they stop us.. More

  • The 'Da'wah on foot' practiced by Tableegh group Date: 26-3-2014

    I am from Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan there is a very famous group named Tablighi Jamaa’ah. They gather a group of people and stay in some of the masjids for three or forty days and performing da'wah. Sometimes they would spend forty days where they would go everywhere on foot and not use any vehicles. I have also seen this group in.. More

  • Hizb At-Tahreer (The Islamic Liberation Party): Its founder and beliefs Date: 28-7-2011

    What is the Tahreer (party)? What are its beliefs?.. More

  • The Ansaar As-Sunnah Al-Muhammadiyyah and the Usooliyyoon Date: 27-1-2011

    Will you please provide some information on these groups and the extent of their adherence to beliefs of Ahl As-Sunnah Wal-Jamaa‘ah (the mainstream people of the Sunnah): The Ansaar As-Sunnah Al-Muhammadiyyah, and the Usooliyyoon? .. More

  • Criteria to judge contemporary sects and movements Date: 26-1-2011

    Is there a Hadeeth in which the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, mentioned that this Ummah (Muslim Nation) will be divided into seventy-three sects, and that all of them will enter Hell except one? Who is that sect? Is the Muslim Brotherhood one of them?.. More

  • The division of the Ummah (Muslim nation) and judging deviant sects Date: 12-10-2010

    What are the deviant sects mentioned by the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? Is the Tableeghi Jamaa‘ah one of them, knowing that they set out for Da‘wah (propagation) in the Masjids (mosques) for three days, forty days or four months? .. More

  • Differences in opinion must not lead to disunity and conflict Date: 12-11-2007

    I work with one of the well-known Islamic groups; however problems sometimes arise between me and my Muslim brothers because of differences in opinion. Will this spoil the reward of our deeds?.. More

  • Not name but correct methodology what counts Date: 10-11-2007

    Is Salafism named after the righteous predecessors (As-Salaf As-Saalih)? What is your opinion on the person who rejects this name and says that he can only call himself a Muslim because of the verse (which means): {Allaah named you Muslims before [in former scriptures]} [Quran 22:78]? If the person who follows the righteous predecessors is asked.. More

  • Tableeghi Jamaa‘ah Da‘wah efforts vs. the companions' efforts Date: 10-11-2007

    What is your point of view on Tableeghi Jamaa‘ah? Is it the only group upon the truth, as its members claim? Does the companions' leaving of their homes for Jihaad and conquests constitute evidence for making the going out of Tableeghi Jamaa‘ah for Da‘wah a part of our religion? If yes, why didn't scholars follow it?.. More

  • Being a Muslim and Group Membership Date: 14-1-2006

    Is it obligatory upon a Muslim to join a group (such as The Muslim Brotherhood or the Salafiyyah)? Can a person just be a Sunni Muslim with no affiliation to a group? Thank you. .. More

  • Deobandists and their University Date: 20-12-2005

    Who are Deobandi? .. More

  • A new group organized in UK Date: 19-10-2004

    Please can you tell me about the Tareeqa group called 'Pan Jatan Park' they are supposed to follow the 5 priest and closet to Allaah they say these are the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, Faatimah, Hassan and Hussein and Beebi Faatimah, may Allaah be pleased with them. Please could I have the answer as quickly as possible as I am trying to help.. More

  • Condemning the fault of others Date: 13-7-2004

    I want to ask about the Jama'ah Tabligh. They are translating Qur'an and Hadith according to their own understanding in order to prove that their work is from Quranand Hadith. Isthis not a great sin for a Jama'ah that is knownto bea religious Jama'ah?.. More

  • Questions about Tablighi Jama'ah and other issues Date: 1-7-2004

    I have a few questions pertaining to Tablighi Jama'ah. 1) I have spent 40 days once and 3 days a few times. Most brothers in "the effort" are Indo/Paki and they hold tight to cultural things. I am American and I do not think it is permissible for me to take sub-continental cultural practices and adhere to them. I also do not have much knowledge.. More