He who innovates or gives protection to an innovator, there is a curse of Allah and that of His angels and that of the whole humanity upon him.
óMuhammad, Translation of Sahih Muslim, Book 9: The Book of Divorce (Kitab Al-Talaq)
So whoever innovates in it an heresy (something new in religion) or commits a crime in it or gives shelter to such an innovator, will incur the curse of Allah, the angels and all the people,...
óMuhammad, Translation of Sahih Bukhari, Book 80: Laws of Inheritance (Al-Faraa'id)
`Abd Allah ibn `Umar said: "Every innovation is misguidance, even if the people see it as something good."
Ibn 'Abbaas also said: "Indeed the most detestable of things to Allaah are the innovations."
Sufyan Al-Thawri mentions: "Innovation is more beloved to Iblees than sin, since a sin may be repented from but innovation is not repented from" and "Whoever listens to an innovator has left the protection of Allaah and is entrusted with the innovation".
Al-Fudayl bin 'Iyaad mentions: "I met the best of people, all of them people of the Sunnah and they used to forbid from accompanying the people of innovation".
Hasan al-Basri mentions: "Do not sit with the people of innovation and desires, nor argue with them, nor listen to them".
Ibraaheem ibn Maysarah mentions: "Whoever honours an innovator has aided in the destruction of Islaam."
Edited by Parsip, 01 May 2012 - 06:16 AM.