In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy.
Abu Dardaa [may Allaah be pleased with him] said, “It is from the Fiqh (understanding of a person) that he (chooses) those whom he walks with, whom he enters upon (visits) & whom he sits with”. [Al-Ibaanah 2/477] Translated by Spubs
I (Abu Aa’isha – Amjad Khan) sent the above posted to my elder brother and companion Abu Abee Bakr (or Abu Mu’aawiyah)- Abdullah Al-Gambi – accompanied with a comment by Shaikh Abu Khadeejah, so Abdullah said, “Subhaanallaah! Talhah Davis?” I said, “I don’t know him”. He said, “He was an Imam in Wright street”. [end of conversation] Abdullah was dumbfounded and did not say anything thereafter.
This posted prompted us to remind the brothers and sisters about uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki, who first appeared in 2012 Muhammad as a willing supporter of Masjid As-Sunnah’s Admin (Cheemtham Hill- Manchester). And not only was he willing to defend these staunch followers of Al-Maribi and Al-Maghraawi, but he also embarked upon a path of slander and lies against the Salafiyyoon of Al-Markazus Salafi [Manchester]
So after the hizbiyyoon presented their complaints to uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki, he decided to embark upon his disgraceful behaviour. And in order to hide the reality of the staunch hizbiyyoon at Masjid As-Sunnah and the unambiguous verdicts of the scholars against them, uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki utilised Aayaat of the Qur’aan and an authentic Hadeeth of the Messenger (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam) against the Salafiyyoon of Al-Markazus Salafi.
The first Aayaat he utilised were in Soorah Al-Qalam as follows:
هَمَّازٍ مَّشَّاءٍ بِنَمِيمٍ
مَّنَّاعٍ لِّلْخَيْرِ مُعْتَدٍ أَثِيمٍ
A slanderer, going about with calumnies; Hinderer of the good, transgressor, sinful. [Aayaat 11-12]
Then he quoted the authentic hadeeth: The Messenger (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam) said: O you who believe with your tongues, yet eeman has not entered your hearts. Do not backbite the Muslims, nor follow their faults. For he who follows others faults then Allah will declare (disclose) his faults and he whom Allah reveals his faults, then Allah disgraces him in his own house.”
These were some of the authentic texts quoted by uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki for the purpose of sheltering and defending staunch defenders of Mubtadi’ah at Masjid As-Sunnah. So by deliberately utilizing these texts he hoped to achieve two goals-silence those who were transmitting the clear-unambiguous verdicts of the scholars against the staunch followers of Maribi, Halabi and Maghraawi at Masjid As-Sunnah and portray an evil image of them to the unsuspecting Muslims. So, reminded uncle Muhammad as follows, “How is it possible that those who warned against the Mubtadi’ah and their staunch followers- with clear unambiguous evidences from the scholars- are to be regarded as slanderers and hinderers of good, whilst those who have obstinately defended those Mubtadi’ah for more ten years are protected?! One of the Salaf said: “The one who is silent about the truth is a silent devil, while the one who speaks falsehood is a speaking devil.” [Quoted in Ad-Durar as-Saniyyah. 8/75-79]
Al-Allaamah Rabee Bin Haadi Al-Madkhali (may Allaah preserve him) said: ”f you see a person upon truth and another upon falsehood, it is obligatory that you aid the truth and warn against falsehood; if not, then you are dead (i.e. a dead heart)-neither recognizing good nor rejecting evil and this is a sign of the heart’s hardness.” [Majmoo 14/271] Al-Allaamah Rabee’s Verdict Against Masjid As-Sunnah: http://safeshare.tv/w/RbhddhDFFs
Uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki’s Poem For al-Hajuri Al-Mubtadi
It is well-known to the Maraakiz of Salafiyyah that uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki was a regular guest of the UK followers of Halabi and Maribi. However, he also wrote a poem for Al-Hajoori. So has he recanted those lines of poetry? If you cannot read Arabic, then ask someone to translate the poetry for you. And after reading uncle Muhammad’s poetry compare it with the statements and refutations against Hajoori at http://alhajuri.com/
The lines of poetry as follows:
للهِ دَرُّكَ يا حَجُـوري
أنْ كُنْتَ بِالحَقِّ جَهُورِ
تَصْبِرْ على بَغْي العَيِّي
أنْ كانَ بِالجَهْلِ جَسُورِ
والقَوْلُ إنْ لَمْ يَقْتَـرِن
مَنْ بِالسَّفَاهَـةِ ذَمَّـكُم
قَدْ فَاهَ مِنْ غَيْرِ نُـورِ
ولَئِنْ تَزَايَـدَ ظُلْمُـهُ
قُمْتَ لَهُ مِثْلُ النُّسُـورِ
ولكَمْ صَبَرْتَ مُرَابِطاً
للرفضِ في تلكَ الثُغُورِ
تُعَرٍّضُ نَحْرَكَ للرِمَاحِ
وَتَنْصِبُ وَجْهَكَ للهَجيرِ
وَتَبْسُطُ يَدَكَ لكُلِ آتٍ
وَتَحْمِي سُّنَّةَ الهَادي البَشِيرِ
أَيُرمَى شَيْخُ دَمَّاجٍ بِظُلْمٍ
كَأَنَّ الشَّيْخُ مِنْ أَهْلِ الشُّرُورِ
وَفَضْلاً عَنْ نَصِيحٍ صِرْتَ صَاحِ
إلى أُسْلُوبِ مُوغِرَةِ الصُّدُورٍ
فَيَالَيْتَ المُعَارِضَ قَدْ أتَانَا
بِبُرْهَانٍ وَليسَ بِقَولِ زُورِ
أَمَا يَدْرِي أَنَّا جِدُّ رَهْنٌ
قَبْلَ العَرْضِ في بَطْنِ القُبوُرِ
وَيَومَ العَرْضِ إمَّا مِنْ دَلِيلٍ
وَإمَّا فَالعُقُوبَةُ بِالسَّعِيـــرِ
فَشَرُ النَّاسِ مَنْ يَتْبَعْ هَوَاهُ
وشَرُّ الشَّرِّ تَصْدِيقُ الغَرُورِ
وخَيْرُ النَّاسِ مَنْ يَنْصَحْ أَخَاهُ
ولا يَحْقَرْ بِكِبْرٍ أوْ غُرُورِ
وَيُخفِي مَا اسْتَطَاعَ لَهُ نَصِيحاً
فَإِنَّ النُّصْحَ يَفْسُدُ بِالظُهُورِ
Regarding the statement of uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki: [للهِ دَرُّكَ يا حَجُـوري]: This statement is uttered in praise of someone for his good actions bestowed upon him by the Tawfeeq of Allaah. So when a person is considered as someone with many good actions and the people receive much benefit from him by the Tawfeeq of Allaah, it is said about him in amazement [لله دره] [للهِ دَرُّكَ] etc. Basically, Allaah has bestowed on you the Tawfeeq to perform and accomplish much good, and how excellent that is! [Lisaan Al-Arab of Ibn Mandhoor 4/279]
This was uncle Muhammad’s view of Al-Hajuri Al-Mubtadi after he was refuted and declared a Mubtadi. Indeed, it is not surprising that uncle held such absurd views because he took pride in associating himself with some of the followers at Masjid As-Sunnah (Cheemthamhill- Manchester). Despite Hajoori’s calamities and Bidah, uncle Muhammad did not recant from those lines of poetry written in praise of Al-Hajuri. See Hajoori’s calamities here: http://alhajuri.com/
Abu Usaamah: uncle Muhammad was asked about Abu Usaamah (Goldie) at Masjid As-Sunnah, so he advised the audience to take knowledge from him. Al-Allaamah Ahmad An-Najmi [may Allaah have mercy upon him] was asked: “O Shaykh Ahmad we have with us in America a man called Abu Usaamah who is considered to be from the Du’aat, he aids and supports Abul-Hasan and he calls some noble Salafi brothers ghulaat (extremists), muqallidah (blind followers),and muhqiboon (the people whose religion is the religion of the one they blindly follow), so what is the legislated position from this man and how should we deal with him?
The noble Scholar (rahimahullaah) answered: [موقفكم منه كموقفكم من أهل البدعة , أعرض عنه و اتركه – “Your position with him is the same as your position with the People of Innovation. Turn away from him and abandon him]. http://www.salafitalk.com/threads/1216-A-Response-to-the-Deceit-of-Abu-Usaamah-Khalifah-and-His-Lying-Tongue
Has uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki recanted his recommendation that people acquire knowledge from Abu Usaamah?!
One of many deceptions and diversionary tactics: Uncle Muhammad deliberately sought to divert his listeners from the main subject matter [i.e. the dispute between the criticizers at Al-Markazus Salafi and Masjid As-Sunnah’s Admin was due to the three contemporary figureheads of Bidah (Al-Maribi, Al-Halabi and Al-Maghraawi)]. He claimed that we (i.e. the ones who transmitted the refutations of the scholars at Al-Markazus Salafi against Masjid As-Sunnah’s Admin) turn our faces away from a Muslim when he gives salaam, but we would say to a kaafir, “Hi John”.
Firstly: This statement of uncle was nothing else but mixing Haqq with Baatil. He produced no evidence to support his claims; rather it is yet another emotional rhetoric aimed at defaming the Salafiyyoon at Al-Markazus Salafi and to aid the staunch followers of the Mubtadi’ah (Al-Maribi, Al-Halabi and Al-Maghraawi).
Secondly: There is no doubt that a man of Sunnah will not give Salaam to a person against whom the verdict of Mubtadi is established with clear proofs, even if such a Mubtadi is still within the fold of Islaam. And likewise a man of Sunnah will not entertain those specific individuals about whom the Ulama have advised that they are to be boycotted due to the deadly Shubuhaat they spread. Shaikh Abdullaah Al-Bukhaari (may Allaah preserve him) stated: “’Some of the aims behind boycotting innovators and the people of falsehood: [a] Actualization of servitude to Allaah: Boycotting is an act of worship and an affair of the Sharee-ah, which must be carried out for the sake of Allaah (The Mighty and Majestic) and in accordance with the guidance of the Messenger (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam). [b] Enjoining good and forbidding evil. [c] Actualization of Walaa Wal Baraa (love and hate for the sake of Allaah). The other affairs that follow on from the above aims are: Restraining the innovator and his innovation and protecting the society from him. Preserving the Sharee-ah, so that what is not part of it is prevented from entering into it in the name of the Religion. [An Excerpt from At-taleeqaat As-Sareehah Alaa Risaalatee An-Naseehah Lid-Doktoor Ibraaheem Ibn Aamir Ar-Ruhayli – By Shaikh Abdullah Al-Bukhaaree. page 58]
We informed uncle at the time that Yahyah Al-Hajoori Haddaadi Al-Mubtadi is a Muslim, so why did Al-Allaamah Rabee refuse to meet him?! Then why did uncle unleash his tongue against the Salafiyyoon for establishing the sound Walaa Wal Baraa against those Admin members at Masjid As-Sunnah (Cheethamhill) who obstinately defend Mubtadi (Al-Halabi, Al-Maribi and Al-Maghraawi? See here: http://www.alhajuri.com/articles/qsikmob-shaykh-of-the-hajaawirah-yahya-al-hajuri-rejected-in-makkah.cfm
Likewise, uncle did not provide any proof that we turn our faces away from other Muslims other than those whom the Ulama have advised that they are to be boycotted?! We did not entertain Mubtadi’ah and those specific individuals about whom our scholars have advised that they are to be boycotted due to the dangerous and deadly Shubuhaat they carry and propagate. As for other Muslims other than those dangerous people of falsehood and bidah, he had no proof to establish that we do turn away from them when they give us Salaam. It has been 10 years, he has not produced any proof.
As for the ruling with respect to greeting non-Muslims with other than As-Salaamu Alaykum, we asked him to explain to us what that affair has to do with shunning a Mubtadi or the obstinate people of falsehood! Likewise, he did not produce any evidence that we do turn away from the common Muslims when they give us salaam.
Likewise, he sought to divert attention from the calamities of Masjid As-Sunnah’s Admin by a very absurd question to Al-Markazus Salafi, saying, “Who says that Shaikh Wasiyullaah is a man of bidah?!” He asked us this question, but neither stated who held such a view nor cited the relevance of it to the discussion; rather it was another stratagem utilised to divert his audience from the main issues. This question was nothing else but a stratagem by way of which he sought to arouse the emotions of the common people at Masjid As-Sunnah and divert them from the very reasons Masjid As-Sunnah’s Admin was being criticized and boycotted. He did not site a single evidence to respond to the knowledge based criticisms produced against the staunch followers and supporters of Al-Maribi (Ikhwaani Mubtadi), Al-Halabi (Murji Mubtadi) and Al-Maghraawi (Takfeeri, revolutionary, Mubtadi); rather he sought to play about with the emotions of his listeners.
These were a few issues amongst many others we discussed and reprimanded uncle Muhammad. Does Talhah Davis and Matt Drake know who they are associating with – openly listed alongside him?! Abu Dardaa [may Allaah be pleased with him] said, “It is from the Fiqh (understanding of a person) that he (chooses) those whom he walks with, whom he enters upon (visits) & whom he sits with”. [Al-Ibaanah 2/477] Translated by Spubs
We have not received any confirmation whether uncle Muhammad Al-Maliki has abandoned his old ways. May Allaah rectify his affairs and grant him good health Aameen, but we’ll never compromise the sound manhaj stances and clarity by the Tawfeeq of Allaah.