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  • Ibn Taymiyyah's opinion on Sufism Date: 14-9-2011

    On a Sufi website, I read that Ibn Taymiyyah, Ath-Thahabi and Ibn Al-Qayyim were Sufis. Is that correct? Why was Ibn Taymiyyah buried among Sufi graves? Are Sufis considered to be a group of Ahl As-Sunnah, or are they a deviant group? .. More

  • Sufism: its definition, origins and the ruling on joining them Date: 12-9-2011

    What is Tasawwuf or Sufism? What is its definition? When did it start? What is its methodology? Are Sufis right or wrong? What is the evidence for this?.. More

  • Some errors of the Tijaaniyyah Date: 1-8-2011

    What is the ruling on the Faatihiyyah prayer (a wording for blessing the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentioned by the Tijaaniyyah sect?.. More

  • Sufis evil religious innovations Date: 10-4-2011

    I belong to the Qaadiriyyah Sufi sect, who call their Sheikh Ghawth Az-Zamaan and say that he is in contact with Allaah The Almighty and His Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and they seek his aid in times of distress. What should I do? .. More

  • When and where Sufism emerged Date: 28-2-2011

    When and where did Sufism emerge?.. More

  • Most Sufi schools practice religious innovations and exaggerations Date: 26-1-2011

    What is the Sufi school called the Butsheeshiyyah?.. More

  • The Naqshabandiyyah Date: 26-1-2011

    Who are the Naqshabandiyyah?.. More

  • Donating money to a school run by Sufis Date: 11-1-2011

    Assalaamu ‘Alaykum; Recently the Deputy Imam in our mosque who is from India introduced me to a gentleman whose father founded an Islamic Madrasa in India. Many issues were discussed that the Madrasa does and how they need financial assistance. I showed interest in providing finance for construction of an additional mosque that is required for the.. More

  • The Teejaaniyyah: their beliefs and the Islamic ruling upon them Date: 2-11-2010

    An Imaam in Morocco and his followers, who follow the Teejaaniyyah order, recite some Athkaar (remembrances and mentionings of Allaah) after the ‘Asr prayer, especially on Fridays, accompanied by strange movements after which they spread a long white garment around them. Are these acts considered religious innovations? Is it permissible to pray.. More

  • The Shaathiliyyah Date: 12-10-2010

    Who are the Shaathilis? .. More

  • The Burhaaniyyah Sufi Tareeqah (Path) Date: 7-10-2010

    I have read on your site that there is a Fatwa issued by Al-Azhar and a decree issued by the Sufi Council of Egypt warning about the Burhaaniyyah Sufi Tareeqah. Would you please provide me with the text of the Fatwa and the decree, because in the country where I live there are some followers of this Tareeqah who doubt the existence of this Fatwa... More

  • Incarnation and pantheism Date: 4-10-2010

    What are incarnation and pantheism? .. More

  • Sufism is a religious innovation Date: 30-9-2010

    Could you please provide me with evidence from Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) proving that Sufism is a religious innovation? .. More

  • Brelwi claim that Shaykhs have more rights than parents Date: 4-7-2010

    Salaam Alaykum, Are teachers equable compared to parents in respect and are peers more worthy of respect than parents? Once on Madani channel we saw a man telling that peer is more entitled for respect than even compared to one's parent? Are these Madani people (i.e. those who often wear dark green turben as customary) correct? What is the meaning.. More

  • The Shaathili Tareeqah Date: 8-2-2010

    What does the Chadilite doctrine mean ? (abdessalam ben Mchich in morocco) and what is the ruling about it ? .. More