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Are Mawlids Promoting Wrong Beliefs?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum, 1. At mawlids, people believe that the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) soul will be present. Is this true? 2. In some mawlids, they say some poetry that basically means, “the provider of provision is Muhammad” Is there any truth to this? 3. Can you stand up to […]

Innovation (Bid`a) and Celebrating the Prophet’s Birthday (Mawlid)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the concept of a “praiseworthy innovation” (bid`a hasana). How can an innovation be praiseworthy? Is the mawlid (celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad) from this? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The […]