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Monday, February 24, 2014

Reflections on the Hadeeth of the 73 Sects by Dr. Yasir Qadhi

Published on 19 Sep 2013 | "My Ummah will divide into seventy-three sects all of which except one will go to the Fire, and they (i.e. the Saved Sect) are those who are upon what I and My Companions are upon" ~ ​Prophet Muhammad (ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam)

One of the most oft-commented tradition of our ​Prophet (ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam) that is echoed from the mimbars of every Masjid & the focus point of many conversations of our over-zealous youth. Yet many questions arise. Are the majority of the Ummah misguided?! And is every 'deviation' automatically bound to the Fire of Hell? And which group is the Saved Sect?