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‘Their Prayer At The House Was Nothing But Whistling and Clapping of Hands’

The future of Masjid al Haraam, with the same or perhaps worse at Masjid an Nabawi should ahlul bidah get their way again.

“And their prayer at the House (Ka’bah) was nothing but whistling and clapping of hands. So taste the torment because of what you used to disbelieve.”
Surah Al-Anfaal, 8:35

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Dilly Hussain – On Speakers Citing The Example Of Yusuf (as)

“Instead of citing the example of Yusuf (as) to justify participation in the democratic process, why not cite the example of Rasool’Allah (saw) agreeing to rule Makkah in alternating years with Quraysh in order to ease the pain and suffering of the early Muslims instead?

Surely this is a much better example of a Prophet opting for a “lesser evil” and a “greater benefit” to “prevent further harm”?

It’s not cited because it didn’t happen.

What did Rasool’Allah (saw) say to his uncle Abu Talib who made the offer on behalf of Quraysh to rule Makkah as a King, alternating leadership with the chiefs of Quraysh?

“Even if they place the sun in my right-hand, and the moon in my left-hand in return for giving up this matter (Islam), I will never stop until either Allah makes it (Islam) triumph or I die defending it.” [As-Seerah an-Nabaweyyah, Ibn Hisham (vol.1, p.265-266)]

Just saying…no beef.”