Firm Upon Salafiyyah
are some things that will keep a person firm upon Salafiyyah
and distant from the paths of misguidance?
by Shaykh 'Ubayd Al-Jaabiree, well-known scholar and retired
professor from the Islaamic University of Al-Madeenah [
audio in 'Arabic
are a number of affairs that will help someone in this. From
Staying close to the people of knowledge, those who are known
being foremost in virtues;
being well versed in knowledge;
their strength in (knowledge of) the Sunnah;
their adherence to it;
their harshness against the people of desires.
is suitable that they are the ones to take (knowledge) from,
the knowledge that is paired with wisdom.
Staying distant from the people of innovation and desires, keeping
away from their gatherings, and not subjecting oneself to their
debating and argumentation.
Reading the books authored by the Salaf, reading them with the
scholars if that is possible. If that is not possible, then
asking about the phrases or subjects which are difficult to
understand within these Salafee books, asking the people of
knowledge about them, so they can clarify any misunderstandings
was translated exclusively for www.bakkah.net from a published
recording entitled Liqaa' Maftooh, dated 1424/6/9. [ file
no. AAUJ004 - click
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