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Deobandis should be rest assured that the Akabir were on the true path and were not mistaken in anyway.

Here is the response: So in such a case he becomes a kafir himself because of that, and this will be explained.

Now, the point of asking scholars is to accept iamn answer, and few things are more incompatible with divine justice than that the consequence of doing so should be perpetual damnation, as it would if one side of an issue were unbelief.

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There are many similar examples of unintended offense in the sunna. Charging fellow Muslims with unbelief takfir is an enormity in the eyes of Allah. Moreover, such a judgement may either apply to a particular person— which requires further that he confess it and how unlikely that is ; for any other proof of it would be difficult to accept, since evaluating it would require the above- mentioned conditions, though if kuffr were given or a confession made, its legal consequences would be entailed— or such a judgement may apply to a sect.


On rigorous analysis of the book, it comes to light — as has been shown by many Ulamah in many of their books all generally in Urdu — that the statement that Molvi Ahmed Raza Khan quoted had been concocted from three different passages from three different pages of Tahdhi Al-Naas.

Hadhrat Saharanpuri further mentions that similar proofs cannot be realized in relation to the Holy Prophet peace and blessings be upon him. As for some men of us whose teeth are new [the young], they have said: I prefer from these sayings that it refers to the one who says it to someone from whom nothing is known except Islam and there is no justification or reason for him to claim that he is a kafir. So it is as if he passed judgement of kufr upon himself since he passed this judgement on one who is like him i.


The need to contextualize words to establish their intent is even more imperative in possible utterances of kufr that insult Allah Most High or the Prophet Allah bless him and give him peace.

Mawlawis [Religious scholars] Ashraf Thanvi, Qasim Nanotvi, Rasheed Ahmad Gangohi, and Khalil Ahmad Saharanpuri were declared to be apostate unbelievers kafir murtaddby numerous noble scholars and venerable muftis of venerable Mecca, Medina Munawwara, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Burma, [35] because of their decisive statements of disbelief kufriyyat qafiyyaas in Hifz al-Iman p.

The Excellent Innovation in the Qur’an and Hadith Faction welcomes perfidy, and at the personal level, envy is fact of life: Those familiar with testimony in court know how frequently even well- intentioned eyewitnesses contradict each other and, upon cross-examination, themselves. But since it was not, the principle of Imam Subki necessarily applies that the person who says such an expression without intending to revile Allah or His messenger Allah bless him and give him peace cannot be judged an unbeliever.

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Iman, Kufr and Takfir

We consider it a very serious matter to declare someone [outwardly a Muslim] to be a kuf, because it requires two things seldom found: Your name or email address: Allah has explained to us that whoever dies in a state of unbelief without excuse shall be punished in hell forever, just as whoever avoids unbelief shall attain to felicity, even if he should be punished first. Zaid is a Sunni [Barelvi] of sound beliefs. Last edited by a moderator: This last, admittedly jealous, remark was a reproach against her husband, the Messenger of Allah Allah bless amd and give him peacebut here too, because it was a mere emotional protest that lacked the explicit intention to demean or offend him, it entailed no legal consequences.


I rose last night, made ablution, prayed what had been destined for me to pray, but kuvr became so drowsy takfiir my prayer that lassitude overcame me.

So the appearance of wicked beliefs only is imqn to be taken into account here, especially if one is ignorant of the fact that they are contrary to Islam. In the words of Imam Haskafi in his al-Durr al-mukhtar, A fatwa may not be given of the unbelief of a Muslim whose words are interpretable as having a valid meaning, or about the unbelief of which there is a difference tkafir scholarly opinion, even if weak Radd al-muhtar, 3.

Are you not satisfied kucr others should get property, while you return to your saddles with the Messenger of Allah Allah bless him and give him peace? By Allah, what you are getting is better than what they are. The Enormity of Charging a Muslim with Unbelief Judging anyone who regards himself a Muslim to be an unbeliever is a matter not taken lightly by anyone who understands its consequences.

He gives to Quraysh and neglects us, while our swords still drip with their blood. I ask Your love, the love of whoever loves You, and the love of works that bring one closer to Your love.

In any previous Islamic community, whether in Hyderabad, Kabul, Baghdad, Cairo, Fez, or Damascus— in short, practically anywhere besides the British India of his day— Muslims would have found his words repugnant and unacceptable. He could also bring about this effect in anyone, alive or dead, without such means, solely through His omnipotent power.

So in matters of faith, a Muslim is always presumed to be a Muslim until there is publicly observable and decisive proof that he has ceased to be one.

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