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Those Who Nickname the Salafis with the terms Madkhaliyyah, Jaamiyyah—Shaikh Rabee Responds

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy


Our Shaikh-may Allaah protect you.

What do you say about the one who hurl accusations at the Salafiyyoon– in Germany and other countries—with the (term) Madkhaliyyah or Madaakhilah! And that they (i.e. the salafiyoon) divide the Ummah! And that they make a (false) claim to Salafiyyah! And that they do not know except speaking ill of (people), refutation and defamation? May Allaah bless you and may Allaah (The Mighty and Majestic) cure you.


الحمد لله، والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله، وعلى آله وصحبه ومن اتبع هداه

To proceed:

Indeed, Ahlus Sunnah Wal-Jamaa-ah are solely followers of Muhammad (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam). They follow the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allaah (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam) in creed, methodology, politics, and manners and in all affairs of life.  They are followers in that (i.e. in these affairs) and they do not innovate.  They are upon this ardent standpoint and adhering to the Messenger’s warning against ahlul bidah, and the warning of the Salaf against ahlul bidah.  They are adherents of this methodology.   The one who opposes them and nicknames them with the terms Jaamiyyah or Madkhaliyyah, then indeed he is misguided; rather he is one who wages war against the Sunnah and the Salafi Methodology.

Therefore, they should fear Allaah in their souls and abandon nicknaming with cruel nicknames. They should fear Allaah and speak a word of truth. [Allaah (The Most High)] said: [يا أيها الذين ءامنوا اتقوا الله وقولوا قولا سديدا يُصلح لكم أعمالكم ويغفر لكم ذنوبكم ] ”O you who believe! Keep your duty to Allah and fear Him, and speak (always) the truth. He will direct you to do righteous good deeds and will forgive you your sins.” [33:70-71]

Do you take revenge against these Salafiyyoon and nickname them with these nicknames only because they hold onto the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allaah (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam)? What is the bidah that the salafiyyoon have in order for them (i.e. the false accusers) to say Madkhaliyyah, Jaamiyyah? What is the bidah the Salafiyyoon have?

We know that Jamaa-ah At-Taleegh, Jamaa-ah Al-Ikhwaan (Muslimeen) and the Qutubiyyeen have bidah and affairs of misguidance in the fundamentals and subsidiary issues of the religion! So we advise them and clarify the truth to them—may Allaah bless you—so the one whom  Allaah(Glorified and Exalted Be He) grants Tawfeeq, he returns to correctness and traverses the path of the pious predecessors. And the one whom Allaah (The Blessed and Exalted) forsakes and does not wish good for him, then indeed he does not increase except in transgression and oppression.

وصلى الله على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم


[Abridged and slightly paraphrased… for further details, see transcript and audio on this see link:  http://www.sahab.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=141783]

Who should we take our knowledge from? Shaykh Rabee’

Shaykh Rabee – may Allah preserve him and reward him with good – was asked about taking knowledge from those upon the Salafi Manhaj; he said:

If he was upon the Salafi Manhaj and didn’t have any misguidance (with him) and he calls to the Salafi Manhaj, then it is obligatory that knowledge is taken from him and it is not taken from the people of falsehood.

The salaf used to say: Indeed this knowledge is religion so look (beware) of whom you take your religion from. And if a man used to speak (about the religion) they would say to him: “Name us your men” so if they were people of innovation (that he named) they would not take (any knowledge) from him and if they were from the people of sunnah, then (the salaf) would take from him.

Therefore the religion of Allah is not taken from the people of falsehood, because they are the people of deception and they mix falsehood with truth, so as to propagate their falsehood.

So it is upon the student that he is diligent in taking knowledge from its pure unadulterated sources, from the Salafi books, from those who teach these books and from the sincere truthful ardent ones who spread the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah – peace and blessings upon him – and spread his correct methodology. And from those who are sincere, truthful and ardent upon guiding the people and saving them from misguidance and from the destructive paths.

Al-Lubbaab min majmoo’ nasaaih wa tawjihaat. Page 185

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