Tag: Blind Following راية عمية

Ibn Abbas on Knowledge: Learn from many sources, but blindly follow no one

September 23, 2016

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Take knowledge wherever you find it and do not unquestioningly accept the opinion jurists have of one another. Indeed, they differ with each other like goats in a pen.” Source: Jāmi’ Bayān al-‘Ilm 1308 عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ الْمُسَيِّبِ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Quran: Allah has revealed clear and unclear verses, and the deviants follow what is unclear

January 6, 2013

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, recited the verse, “It is He who has revealed the Book in which are clear verses and others unclear. As for those in whose hearts there is disease, they follow what is unclear in it seeking tribulations and its interpretation, but none knows […]

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Hadith on Companions: All Muslim sects are in Hellfire except the true followers of the Companions

December 14, 2012

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “What will happen in my nation is the same as what has happened to the children of Israel. They will be followed step by step such that if one of them openly fornicated with his mother, then someone from my nation would do […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Waste: The two greatest things we waste are our hearts and our time

October 10, 2012

Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The greatest of these things we waste are two, upon which are founded all other wasted things: the waste of the heart and the waste of time. Wasting of the heart is to prefer the world over the Hereafter, and wasting of time is to have […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Following: No one is to be absolutely followed except the Messenger of Allah

August 16, 2012

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “No one has to blindly follow any particular man in all that he enjoins or forbids or recommends apart from the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. The Muslims should always refer their questions to the Muslim scholars, following this one sometimes and that one sometimes. If the follower […]

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Hadith on Innovation: Muslims will make the same mistakes as others

April 16, 2012

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you will follow the path of those who came before you, step by step and inch by inch, such that if they entered the hole of a lizard you would follow.” We said, “O Messenger of Allah, do you mean the Jews […]

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Hadith on Dajjal: The False Messiah will deceive people into thinking evil is good and good is evil

April 12, 2012

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I know what the False Messiah will have with him. He will have two flowing rivers, one that appears to be clear water and another that appears to be burning fire. If one of you see that, let him go to the […]

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Hadith on Reason: Do not be a blind unthinking follower

March 31, 2012

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not become blind followers, saying that if our people are good we will be good, and if they are unjust we will be unjust. Rather, decide for yourselves. If the people are good then be good, but if they are evil then […]

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Hadith on Tribalism: The Prophet disowns tribalism, terrorism

March 14, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever rejects lawful obedience to the leader and divides the community and dies in this state will have died upon ignorance. Whoever fights under the banner of one who is blind, raging for the sake of tribalism, or calling to tribalism, […]

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Hadith on Tribalism: Whoever dies for tribalism has died in ignorance

May 3, 2011

Jundab ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is killed under the banner of blind following, who calls to tribalism or supports tribalism, then he has died upon ignorance.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1850 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ جُنْدَبِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْبَجَلِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ […]

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