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Ibn Taymiyyah’s Stance On The Shi’ah

Posted in Shiasm Exposed with tags , , , , on February 10, 2017 by TheAuthenticBase

Ibn Taymiyyah said,

“Whoever curses the companions or one of them or joins with his curse, or claims that ‘Ali is worthy of worship (a god) or a prophet or that Jibreel was mistaken, then there is no doubt in his kufr. Nay, there is no doubt in the kufr of he who stops (hesitates) in takfeer of him.”

[Al-Saarim Al-Maslool’Alaa Shaatim Al-Rasool, p.591]

Unity Is Only Achieved Through Tawheed, By Ibn Taymiyyah

Posted in Tawheed/Shirk with tags , , , , , , , on October 20, 2016 by TheAuthenticBase

Ibn Taymiyyah said:

“The Polytheists have many dissensions and sects in their faith. As a matter of fact Polytheism and innovation always cause division and dissension.

Each polytheistic tribe of Arabia had its own god which was loathed by other tribes. Some of these followed different laws. For example, the Madinan’s polytheists invoked Manaat and disliked to perform tawaaf between Safa and Marwah. The Quraan later commanded them to do so.

Those falling prey to polytheism cannot have unity. This is evident from the conduct of those who take the graves and places associated with the Messengers and the pious as mosques. Each group of theirs visits a place which is not sacred for the other group.”

[Mukhtasar Iqtidhaa’ Al-Siraat Al-Mustaqeem, p. 182]

Ruling With Justice, By Ibn Taymiyyah

Posted in Miscellaneous with tags , , , , , , on January 1, 2016 by TheAuthenticBase

Ibn Taymiyyah said:

“Verily, Allaah (swt) helps a just country, even if its people are disbelievers; and He (swt) does not help a wrongdoing oppressive country, even if its people are Muslims. It is through justice that men become upright, and it is through justice that wealth becomes abundant.”

[As-Siyaasah Ash-Shar’eeyah, p. 10]

The Difference Between Show-Off & Self-Admiration, By Ibn Taymiyyah

Posted in Miscellaneous with tags , , , , , , , on November 10, 2015 by TheAuthenticBase

Ibn Taymiyyah said when differentiating between self-admiration and show-off:

“Self-admiration is akin to showing off, but showing off is a kind of including people as a motive for one’s efforts, whereas self-admiration is including oneself with Allaah (swt) (in the sense that one remembers one’s talent but forgets that they all come from Allaah and by His help).

So the show-off is not fulfilling the words, “You (alone) we worship“, [1:5] and the one who admires himself is not fulfilling the words, “and You (alone) we ask for help,” [1:5] because the one who fulfils the words “You (lone) we worship” will avoid showing off, and the one who fulfils the words “and You (alone) we ask for help” will avoid self-admiration.”

[Majmoo’ Al-Fataawaa, 10/277]

Madhhabs Mixing With Deviated Beliefs, By Ibn Taymiyyah

Posted in 'Aqeedah with tags , , , , , on September 1, 2015 by TheAuthenticBase

Ibn Taymiyyah said:

“The same goes for the four (well known) madhhabs and others, especially since many of them have been engulfed by some of the fundamental views (related to ‘aqeedah) and this (views of the madhhab) has become mixed with that (views of other sects).

So the Hanbalee, Maalikee and Shaafi’ee adherent mixes some of the fundamental (i.e. ‘aqeedah) beliefs of the Ash’arees, Saalimees and others with the madhhab of Ahmad, Maalik and Shaafi’ee, incorporating these beliefs into their respective madhhab.

Likewise, the Hanafee mixes some of the ‘aqeedah-related views of the Mu’tazilah, Karaamiyyah and Kulaabiyyah with the Hanafee madhhab, thus incorporating that and attributing that to the madhhab of Aboo Haneefah.”

[Minhaaj As-Sunnah, 5/260]

Refuting The People Of Innovation, By Ibn Taymiyyah

Posted in Biddah / Innovation with tags , , , , , , on September 29, 2014 by TheAuthenticBase

Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah said:

“The one who refutes the people of innovation is a Mujaahid. This is such that Yahyaa Ibn Yahyaa used to say, ‘Defending the Sunnah s more virtuous than fighting in Jihaad.‘ ” [Naqd Al-Mantiq, p.12]

Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah also said:

“So whoever is a Mujaahid in the way of Allaah, by way of his tongue, then it is through commanding good and forbidding evil, explaining the religion, conveying the commands, prohibitions and good that is found in the Quraan and Sunnah, clarifying the views that contradict that, and refuting those who oppose the Quraan and the Sunnah. Or it could be by way of the hand, such as by fighting against the disbelievers.

So if he is harmed during his Jihaad by the hand or tongue of another, then his reward for that is upon Allaah. And he should not seek to return the injustice that was caused to him by the oppressor. rather is this oppressor repents and accepts the truth due to which Jihaad was made against him (in the first place), then his repentance serves to wipe away what (sin) was in the past.

Say to those who have disbelieved, if they cease (from disbelief), their past (sins) will be forgiven. But if they return (to disbelief), then the examples of those (punished) before them have already preceded (as a warning).” [8:38]

And if he doesn’t repent and instead continues to oppose the Quraan and the Sunnah, then he is an opponent of Allaah and His Messengers. The believers have a right that is subordinate to the right of Allaah. So when this person gets punished, it is due to the right of Allaah, so that Allaah’s Word can be the highest and so that all of the religion (worship_ can be for Allaah – it is not just done for the sake of retribution.” [Al-Ihtijaaj Bil-Qadar, p.50]

Erroneous Principles Of The Jahmiyyah, By Ibn Taymiyyah

Posted in 'Aqeedah with tags , , , , , , on October 22, 2013 by TheAuthenticBase

Regarding the Jahmiyyah, Ibn Taymiyyah said:

“They (the Jahmiyyah) say: ‘They (the Companions) did not actualize the principles of the religion as we have actualized it.

And at times they would make excuses for them by saying that they were preoccupied with Jihaad!

These individuals have so much speech similar to this (1) – which the Raafidhah and their likes from the people of innovation agree with and which they use to oppose the Book, the Sunnah and the Ijmaa’ – that this is not the place that we can go into detail about that.

Rather we have only been warned about the principles of their religion and the reality of their statements. Their objective behind all this is that they claim that intellectual understanding and rhetoric speech that oppose the Book and the Sunnah exist in the foundations of the religion. Their speech contains such contradictions and corruptions that resemble that of the atheists.

So they are from the ranks of the Raafidhah – they have no clear intellect or authentic text.

Rather, their ultimate objective is to impose Sophistry (philosophical reasoning) into intellectual proofs and Karmathianism (Qaraamitah) into the textual proofs. This is the main objective of every innovator that opposes something form the Book and the Sunnah, even in knowledge based matters and fiqh issues.”

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