Are Weekly Group Dhikr Gatherings a Reprehensible Innovation (Bid`a)?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: Is it wrong to gather weekly, on a specific day, for a group dhikr including the sending of salat and salam on the Prophet, as some followers of some shaykh named Muhammad Zakariyya do? Is this not going against the sunna? Answer: In the Name of Allah, […]

Did the Great Companion Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud Prohibit Group Dhikr?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Someone threw the following narration at me a couple of days ago, do you happen to know it or have any commentary upon it at all? This is [said to be] a narration from the companion Abdullah Ibn Mas’ood: From ‘Amr Ibn Salamah: “We used to sit at the […]