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[22] 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.

Imam Muhammad Ibn Sireen [may Allah have mercy upon him] said, “Indeed, this knowledge is religion, so carefully consider from whom you take your religion (i.e. from whom you learn it)”. [Saheeh Muslim. Number 26]

The researchers who have endeavoured to discredit Salafiyyah by relying on the fictitious presence of a group named Mad’khlaist on Wikipedia have failed to meet the essential criteria for establishing their credibility. Their actual identities remain unknown, rendering them invisible and preventing any assessment of their religious affiliation, be it misguided Muslims, non-Muslims, or individuals notorious for uttering statements that are tantamount to Kufr Akbar or Nifaaq. Driven by an overwhelming fear of being held accountable, they have chosen the path of anonymity, much like others who were too fearful to confront the Scholars of Ahlus Sunnah and their upright students. Imam Naasiruddeen Al-Albaanee [may Allah have mercy upon him] stated regarding an individual who concealed his identity while attempting to criticise without providing any evidence: “And it has become certain to me that he began to circulate his books, in the end, after his reality was uncovered, and his affair exposed, under the pen name Abu Suhaib Al-Karamee! Going to extremes in trickery, deception, and drowning in misguidance!! Rather after that, he circulated books with his introductions and checkings without any name or Kunyah!!” [(1)]

The Imam also stated regarding another person who hid behind a false identity: “He is none other than Habeebur-Rahman Al-Athamee, the one who hid behind the false identity (Arshad As-Salafee) because of his cowardice, and his lack of scholarly and literary courage”. [(2)]

Al-Allaamah Rabee Bin Haadi Al-Mad’khali [may Allah preserve him] said, “By Allah, no one hides his real name except an evil person. Astaghfirullah! Astaghfirullah! Why are you hiding your real name?! If you have the truth with you then announce your name; if you have falsehood with you then fear Allah! Don’t speak! There is no reason to hide your real name, no reason whatsoever, this is something unknown to the Salaf [pious predecessors]”. [(3)]

Al-Allaamah Ubaid Bin Abdillah al-Jaabiri [may Allah have mercy upon him] stated: After looking into the benefits of posting with one’s real name, the following things come to mind at first glance:

[a]: One will take his time, contemplate, and think deeply before posting. [b] We will know the level of the writer’s knowledge and manhaj. [c] There will be no hastiness or unnecessary rush in spreading things before confirming them and referring them to the people of knowledge. [d] Writing under one’s real name will bring about a sense of responsibility and accountability for what is being written. [e] It will reduce excessive writing and spreading (of things devoid of benefit). [f] It will restrict the writing and the offering of advice to the people of knowledge and their students, and not just every Tom, Dick, and Harry will post. [g] It will put forth the people of knowledge and make clear their true position, their true rights, and authority with regard to guidance, education, and criticism. [h] It will allow the Salafee manhaj to be seen in its beautiful form and complete shape, by way of knowing the narrators and their situations and personalities. [i] We will be able to apply the Shariah ruling on those who are in opposition (to the truth), those who stubbornly resist (the correct path), and the liars. We will be able to confirm and verify reports if we know the individuals, but this ability will vanish or dwindle so long as we do not know them, or they are anonymous. [j] There will be an increase in beneficial posts with knowledge, clarifying the manhaj, and weak posts or those devoid of benefit will decrease. [k] We will nobly remove ourselves from the ways of the biased partisans and proponents of secret movements and organizations, and we will oppose their stealth, their hiding behind nicknames or kunyahs when their attributes and poisons become known. [l] We will spread clarity and truthfulness, two attributes that are from the foremost attributes of the Salafee Manhaj. [(4)]

If the individuals who engaged in pseudo-research, deceit, and dishonesty at Wikipedia decide to alter the content of the posts that is the subject of this series, we have made available the document in the following link madkhalism1.0

In the forthcoming blog entries, we will examine the misguided criticisms directed at Al-Allaamah Saalih Al-Fawzaan by some individuals. We ask Allah to guide these liars or break their backs Aameen.

[(1)]: An-Naseehah Bit-tah’dheer Min Takhreeb Ibn Abdil Mannaan Li-Kutubi Al-A’immah Ar-Rajeehah. page 5

[(2)]: Aadaab Az-Zafaaf. p 8