The evil of (religious) innovation

Imaam Maalik said

“Whoever introduces in to Islaam a (religious) innovation, and holds it to be something good, has indeed alleged that Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) has betrayed his message. Read the saying of Allaah – the Blessed, the Most High:

‘This day I have perfected your Religion for you, completed My favour upon you, and have chosen for you Islaam as your Religion.’ [Surat al Maa’idah: 3]

So that which was not part of the religion at that time, cannot be a part of the religion today. And the latter part of this Nation cannot be rectified, except by that which rectified its first part


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