Question posed to Shaykh Usaamah al-‘Utaybi (may Allah preserve him):
What is the authenticity of the narration, “For everyone who makes ijtihaad there’s a portion (of reward)”? Is the narration authentic or weak, or is there no origin for it? Benefit us, may Allah bless you.
Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (May Allah have mercy upon him) mentioned:
Whenever the Muslims differ in a matter, returning it back to Allah and the Messenger is obligatory. Therefore whichever of the two statements the Book and the Sunnah prove, it’s obligatory to follow it.
(Majmoo’ al-Fataawaa, vol. 20, p. 10-12) Continue reading
The Noble Shaykh (and) al-Allaamah Rabee’ Ibn Haadi al-Madkhali (may Allah preserve him) was asked:
Our noble Shaykh, what do you advise the beginner seeker of knowledge with when he is faced with differences of opinion between the Mashaayikh? Continue reading