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The Legality of Celebrating the Birth of the Prophet (s.a.w.) I

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بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ
The following is extracted from “The Legality of Celebrating the Birth of the Prophet (s.a.w.)”, by Shaykh ‘Ali Juma’ah.
Celebrating the Mawlid of the Prophet (s.a.w.) is to happily receive the Prophet (s.a.w.) and to do this is a conclusive matter within the shari’ah, for the Prophet (s.a.w.) is the original principle, aswl uswul, and the first support of the religion.  Allah (s.w.t.) Knows of the value of His Prophet (s.a.w.) and so introduces his presence completely by his name, his mission, his rank, and his place.  Therefore, the whole of Creation are in continual happiness and manifestly joyous at the Light of Allah (s.w.t.), His Relief, Blessing and Proof for the all of the worlds.
Our righteous predecessors from the fourth and fifth century onwards adopted the practise of celebrating the Mawlid of the Greatest Messenger (s.a.w.) by giving life to the night of the Mawlid through varied forms of worship such as feeding others, recitation of the…

Terrorism & the Wahhabi Sect

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بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ
Below is a far from complete list, highlighting only the more significant terrorist attacks.  We are only looking at events since 2000 to make a point, and we are only considering attacks that target civilians and are blatantly against shari’ah.
Date Event Perpetrator Casualties 24th December 2000 Christmas Eve bombings Al-Qaeda & Jemaah Islamiyah 18 dead, hundreds injured 11th September 2001 9/11 attack Al-Qaeda 2,996 dead, 6,000+ injured 13th December 2001 Indian Parliament attack