The questioner asked: What should be our balanced approach in dealing with the celebration of the Prophet’s ﷺ birthday and those who celebrate it?
Here are the points covered in this video clip:
The Correct Position with Regards to The Mawlid of The Prophetﷺ
Evidences from The Prophetic Sunnah Regarding the Dangers of Innovation Such as in the Ḥadīth of ʿĀʾishah where the Messenger of Allāhﷺ said: “Whoever Innovates Into This Religion of Ours (i.e. Islām) That Which Is Not From It, Will Have It Rejected.” (Ṣaḥīḥ Al-Bukhārī & Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim)
The Completion of the Religion
Evidences of the Completion of the Religion of Allāh
The Companion’s View on The Mawlid of The Prophetﷺ
The True Love of the Ṣaḥābah Towards The Prophetﷺ and His Sunnah Such as – Did Abū Bakr, ‘Umar, ‘Uthmān or ‘Alī Encourage with the Celebration of the Mawlid of the Prophetﷺ or Did Any One of Them Celebrate the Mawlid of the Prophetﷺ ?
Did Any of the Other Ṣaḥābah Celebrate the Mawlid of the Prophet ﷺ or Encourage with the Celebration of the Mawlid of the Prophet ﷺ?
The Correct Means of Attaining the True Love of the Prophet ﷺ is by Following His Sunnah
The Prophet Being the Best Example Sent to Mankind by Allāh
The True Adhesion of the Sunnah in Comparison to Those Who Give Lip Service
The Correct Means of How One Demonstrates the Love of the Prophet ﷺ Such as:
Believing How the Prophet ﷺ Believed
Praying How the Prophet ﷺ Prayed
Trying to Have One’s Character in Accordance to the Character of the Prophet ﷺ
Adhering to the Sunnah of the Prophetﷺ in Regards to Appearance
Ahl Al-Sunnah Wal-Jamā’ah Position on The Mawlid of the Prophet ﷺ
Ahl Al-Sunnah Wal-Jamā’ah Rejection of All Innovations
The Mawlid of the Prophet Being a Means to Greater Evil Such as:
Claiming the Prophetﷺ Attends Gatherings
The Prophetﷺ has Knowledge of the Unseen
A Brief Look into Where the Practice of the Mawlid Originated from
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