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[13] A Brief Look at Pseudo Researchers in Salafiyyah: [Examination of a Fabricated Quietist Faction Within Salafiyyah Called Mad’khalism]

In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy.

Samura Bin Jundub [may Allah be pleased with him] said: The Prophet [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him] said, “I saw (in a dream), two men came to me.” Then the Prophet narrated the story (saying), “They said, ‘The person, the one whose cheek you saw being torn away (from the mouth to the ear) was a liar and used to tell lies and the people would report those lies on his authority till they spread all over the world. So he will be punished like that till the Day of Resurrection”. [(1)]

The cretins stated: “Madkhalism is often compared to Wahhabism, sharing a number of tenets with the wider movement. Media analysts have warned against generalizing such Islamists movements despite their differences, however. Madkhali has borrowed heavily from elder Salafist scholar Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani; Madkhali adopted more extreme positions than Albani in his teaching according to Qutbi clerics, (I) however, and Madkhalists were dismayed when Albani praised clerics Safar Al-Hawali and Salman al-Ouda”. [End of quote]

First of all, there is no such thing as “Mad’khalism, (II) let alone another so-called movement compared to it called Wahhabism, (III) as we have consistently demonstrated in this series. Indeed, similar to how Al-Allaamah Rabee Bin Haadi al-Mad’khali’s opponents concocted the term “Mad’khalism” to express their disapproval of him for rebutting their misguided figureheads, opponents of Imaam Muhammad Ibn Abdil Wahhaab concocted the term “Wahhabism” to express their disapproval of him for urging his generation to stop worshipping the dead in the graves and devote all acts of worship to Allah alone. Neither has Al-Allaamah Rabee started a movement nor did Imaam Muhammad Ibn Abdil Wahhaab, rather, they both called for adherence to the Qur’an and the authentic Sunnah as it was understood and practiced by the companions of the Prophet [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him]. As a result, those who know the truth do not give any consideration to what analysts have to say about this affair because the vast majority of them are either demagogues, ideologues, or pseudo-researchers.

It is true that groups that ascribe to Islam must be distinguished, however, this task can only be accomplished by someone who is honest as well as informed about what the Qur’an and Sunnah have ordained in terms of beliefs and methodology, as well as the path of the Prophet’s companions; then he can determine which groups, parties, or sects have diverged from Aqeedah and methodology of the Prophet’s companions. It is not enough to only know differences while being unaware of the one and only correct path among those differences. Allah [The Exalted] said: [ وَكَذَٰلِكَ نُفَصِّلُ الْآيَاتِ وَلِتَسْتَبِينَ سَبِيلُ الْمُجْرِمِينَ – And thus do We explain the signs (to you O Muḥammad) in detail, and so that the way of the criminals may become evident (to you)] [Surah Al-An’aam. Aayah 55] (a)

Imaam Ibnul Qayyim [may Allaah have mercy upon him] said: ‘Those who know Allah, His Book, and His Religion are acquainted with the paths of believers and criminals; the two paths are clearly visible to them, just as a path heading to its destination and a path leading to destruction is made visible. They are the most knowledgeable among the creation–the ones who benefit (the people) the most, provide the most valuable advice, and are evidence of upright guidance. This is why the Sahaabah have excelled over all others who will come after them till the Day of Judgement, because they were raised on the path of misguidance, shirk, and routes leading to destruction, and they were well aware of them. Then the Messenger [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him] came to them and guided them out of darkness into perfect light–from shirk (polytheism) to Tawheed (true Islamic Monotheism); from ignorance to knowledge, misguidance into guidance, injustice into justice, confusion and blindness into guidance and clear-sightedness. They had the most in-depth understanding of the path. As for those who came after the Sahaabah, among them, is one who was raised in Islam yet does not know what is opposed to it. As a result, some of the details of the believers’ and criminals’ paths became confusing to him, because confusion occurs due to the weakness of one’s knowledge about both or one of them. In this subject, there are four types of people.

The first group is those who have a thorough understanding of both the criminal and believer paths, both in terms of knowledge and action. Among the creation, they are the most knowledgeable. The second group is those who resemble animals and are blind to both paths. They encounter the criminal’s path and follow it. The third group is those who are interested in learning about the believers’ path rather than its antithesis. He just has a general understanding of (the criminals’ path) and only understands it in relation to how it differs from (the believers’ path), and he maintains that everything that differs from the believers’ path is incorrect, even though he doesn’t get a full explanation of that. Instead, he tends to ignore information that runs counter to the method of the believers and does not spend time trying to understand or recognise its falsity. The fourth group knows the path of evil, bidah, and kufr, as well as the path of believers in general. This is the situation of many people who are interested in the beliefs of earlier nations and the people of bidah (proponents of religious innovation). They are acquainted with (these affairs) in detail, but not with what the Messenger [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him] conveyed; rather they are acquainted with it in general even though they may know some of its affairs in detail. [(b)]

Indeed, many of those who conduct research on Salafiyyah do not know what really opposes it, and as a result, some of the details related to the Salafi path and the path of the false claimants to Salafiyyah are confusing to them due to a lack of detailed knowledge about both or one of them. Furthermore, even if they know some of the deviated sects in detail, they either miss or misunderstand the guidance regarding this specific subject matter as conveyed in the Qur’an, the authentic Sunnah, and the understanding of the Messenger’s companions, so they either reach the wrong conclusions or fail to accurately describe every group.

The cretins also mentioned the term Islamist, which according to many Western ideologues, demagogues, rabble-rousers, and writers, is “a person who believes strongly in Islam, especially one who believes that Islam should influence political systems, an advocate or supporter of Islamic militancy or fundamentalism, radical Islamists”. Indeed, this definition contains both truth and falsehood, therefore let us examine the affair briefly.

The cretins stated: “Madkhali has borrowed heavily from elder Salafist scholar Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani; Madkhali adopted more extreme positions than Albani in his teaching according to Qutbi clerics, however, and Madkhalists were dismayed when Albani praised clerics Safar Al-Hawali and Salman al-Ouda”. [End of quote]

This is yet another desperate attempt by the damn liars to portray Al-Allaamah Rabee Bin Haadi Al-Mad’khali [may Allah preserve him] and Imaam al-Albaanee [may Allah have mercy upon him] as two people who share certain similarities while propagating the myth that Al-Allaamah Rabee is an extremist. However, read what Imaam al-Albani had to say about Al-Allaamah Rabee Bin Haadi Al-Mad’khali’s refutations of the Qutubies and others.

The cretins commit yet another fraud in their statement regarding Imaam Al-Albaani’s praise for Safar and Salmaan because, in the first place, scholars praise someone else based on what is apparent, however, this does not imply that the person who received the praise is worthy of the praise if there is evidence from another scholar to prove that this person is a proponent of misguidance. This is why Imaam Al-Albaanee [may Allah have mercy upon him] delivered his final verdict when the reality of these people became more apparent to him. So, when the Imaam was asked about the book “Dhahiratul-Irjaa Fil Fikr al-Islami” authored by misguided political activist Safar Al-Hawali, and in this book, Takfir is issued against Muslims for committing certain sins, the Imaam responded as follows, “I gave my viewpoint on a matter about thirty or so years ago when I used to be in the [Islamic] University (of Madinah) and I was asked in a gathering about my opinion on Jamaa’at ut-Tabligh. So I said on that day, ‘They are the Sufis of this era’. And now it has occurred to me that I should say about this Jamaa’ah who have emerged in the present times and who have opposed the Salaf, I say here, in accordance with the statement of al-Hafidh adh-Dhahabi: They have opposed the Salaf in much of the issues of manhaj, and it is befitting that I label them the Khawarij of the era. And this resembles their emergence at the current time – in which we read their statements – because they, in reality, their words take the direction and objective of that of the Khawarij in performing takfir of the one who commits major sins. And perhaps I should say, this is either due to ignorance on their behalf or due to a devised plot!! And I say this in light of [the statement of Allah], “Let not the hatred of a people make you depart from justice. Be just and fair and that is closer to taqwa”. I do not know whether they say that every major sin takes one outside the fold of Islaam! However, they always revolve around certain major sins but remain silent or just pass by other major sins! And for this reason, I do not see that we should make this label absolute and that we should say, ‘They are Khawarj’, except for certain aspects. And this is the justice that we have been ordered to abide by…” [Cassette: The Surooriyyah are the Khawarij of the Era, end of the first side]

(III) The Wahhābī Myth lecture by Shaikh Abu Khadeejah – Salafi Sounds

The Wahhābī Myth lecture by Abu Khadeejah

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To be continued…InShaaAllah

[(1)] Sahih Al-Bukhari 6096


[(b)] An Excerpt from ‘Al-Fawaa’d pages 167-180. slightly paraphrased