SWORD AGAINST BID’AH {PART-3}


REFUTING THE CLAIMED EVIDENCE   Claimed Evidence – 1 When Umar ibn Al-Khattab was the Khalifah, he ordered Ubay bin Ka’b and Tamim ad-Dari to stand and lead the people in prayer during Ramadan. When he went out to the mosque while the people were all united behind one Imam, watching this he said, “What…

SWORD AGAINST BID’AH {PART-4}


DEALING WITH INNOVATORS   People of bid’ah are not to be excommunicated The proof that the Companions did not declare the Khawarij kafir (disbelievers) is that they offered ṣalah behind them. ‘Abdullah bin Umar and other companions, for example, offered ṣalah behind Najdah al-Ḥaruri. They discussed with them various issues, gave them their opinions on…