The Deviation Of The Salafis By Majlisul Ulama South Africa
THE DEVIATION OF THE SALAFIS
WHAT IS SALAFI’ISM!
Salafi’ism is a deviated sect which had mushroomed about 250 years ago with the advent of Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhaab, the spiritual patron of the Najdis from the family of Saud who were installed as the rulers of Arabia by the British colonialists who had guided, conspired with and armed the Najdis to rebel against the last Khalifah of Islam, namely, Sultan Abdul Hameed of the Uthmaani (Ottoman) Empire.
Britain had conspired with the Saudi Salafis who were organized and led by the Englishman, Thomas Lawrence, known by the nickname, Lawrence of Arabia, against the Khalifah of Islam.
The cornerstone of the Salafi movement is the rejection of the Taqleed of the Four Math-habs of the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ ah.
On the basis of their hollow slogan of ‘the Qur ‘cicm and the Sunnah they refute the authentic position of the Shariah which was transmitted down the centuries from the Salf-e-Saaliheen (the Pious Predecessors) of the Khairul Quroon epoch (the initial three Noblest Ages of Islam).
While the Salafis vehemently and vociferously denounce and refute the Taqleed of the Four Math-habs of the Sunnah, they covertly subscribe to the Taqleed of Ibn Taimiyyah who flourished in the 8th century of the Hijri era. Although they accuse the followers of the Four Math-habs of being ‘blind followers’ of the illustrious