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What is bid'at in Islam ?

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Asked by jameel ahmed, 25 Dec '10 08:51 pm
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"The word bid`ah means something new or innovative. The general definition of bid`ah is any new belief or action for which there is no sanction or authorization in religion. Bid`ah could be in beliefs and it could be in practices. As Muslims we are required to follow Allah and His Messenger. Almighty Allah says: "And this is a Book which We have revealed as a blessing: so follow it and be righteous, that you may receive mercy." (al-An`am: 155)

"Then We put you on the (right) Way of Religion: so follow that (Way), and follow not the desires of those who know not." (al-Jathiyah: 18)

"Say: Obey Allah and His Messenger: but if they turn back, Allah loves not those who reject Faith." (Al `Imran: 32) We must follow and obey and submit to Allah and His rules.

There are, however, matters in Islam in which we are allowed to innovate, learn and change. In most of our worldly matters, the Shari`ah leaves us to make our own decisions. It is for this reason that the scholars say that th ...more
Source: islamic awareness net
Answered by ignoreme, 25 Dec '10 11:28 pm

 
  
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Any new innovation in Islam is Bid'at if it is against the teachings of Quran and the Sunnah of Rasulallah (SalallahoAlaiheWasalam), specially if this new innovation demolishes the Sunnah of the prophet Muhammad (SalallahoAlaiheWasalam).

In a Hadith from Miskhat Shareef in which the Prophet (salallahoalaihewasalam) said "Whosoever introduces a new belief in our religion which contradicts with it is rejected." He also said "Beware of innovations, for every innovation (Kullu Bid'at) is misguidance." But there is another hadith from the same book which is in favor of good innovations, thus a Hadith in Miskhat under Babul-I'lm says: "He who sets a good precedent in Islam, there is reward for him for this (act of goodness) and a reward for him also who acts according to it subsequently, without any deduction from their rewards and he who sets in Islam an evil precedent there is upon him the burden of that, and the burden of him also who acts upon it subsequently, without any deductio ...more
Source: madinah masjid of carro..
Answered by OBERoi, 25 Dec '10 08:53 pm

 
  
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Bid'ah, literally means innovation. In special terms it means carrying out actions which displease Allah ta`ala and his messenger.
Answered by anil garg, 24 Oct '12 03:59 pm

 
  
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