Khawarij الخوارج

Fudayl on Rulers: Supplicating for guidance of Muslim leaders

Al-Dhahabi reported: Al-Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If I had one supplication to be answered, I would make it for no one but the ruler. […]

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Hadith on Fitnah: Each new era is worse than one before it

Al-Zubayr ibn ‘Adi reported: We came to Anas ibn Malik, may Allah be pleased with him, and we complained to him of what we suffered from the ruler Al-Hajjaj. Anas

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Hadith on Dajjal: False Messiah will emerge from Khawarij

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “People will appear who recite the Quran but it will not go beyond their throats. Every

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Hadith on Dajjal: False Messiah to emerge from Khawarij

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will emerge from the east some people from my nation who recite the Quran,

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Wahb on Khawarij: Consequences of the Kharijite heresy, rebellion

Ibn Asakir reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I knew the early period of Islam. By Allah, the Kharijites never had a group except that

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Hasan on Leaders: Obedience to corrupt rulers is difficult, but necessary

Ibn Rajab reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said regarding the rulers, “They take charge of five matters: the Friday prayer, the congregational prayers, the Eid celebration,

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Hadith on Fitnah: When the pen is mightier than the sword

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be a tribulation that will wipe out the Arabs, in which those killed

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Hadith on Sultan: Be patient with tyranny from your rulers

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever sees something from his ruler that he hates, let him be patient. Whoever secedes from

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Hadith on Da’wah: People will say Muhammad kills his companions

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, at Al-Ji’ranah from Hunayn and there was some silver in the pocket

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Ali on Khawarij: A word of truth by which they intend falsehood

‘Ubaydullah ibn Abi Rafi’ reported: The Haruriyya (Khawarij) came out against Ali ibn Abi Talib and they said, “There is no rule but for Allah,” (12:40). Ali, may Allah be

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Hadith on Khawarij: Violent rebels recite Quran, but do not understand

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come a people from the east, who recite the Quran but it does not go

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Ibn Umar on Rebels: Khawarij apply verses about unbelievers on Muslims

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, considered the Khawarij rebels to be the worst of Allah’s creation and he said, “Indeed, they take verses that were

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Ibn Mas’ud on Takfir: Dangerous to call someone an enemy of Allah

Qays reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a man declares his companion to be his enemy, then he has rebelled against Islam or his

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Uthman on Killing: If you kill one person, you have killed all people

Abu Huraira reported:  I entered upon Uthman, may Allah be pleased with him, on the day he was under siege in his house, and I said, “O leader of the

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Hadith on Tyranny: Be patient, even if he strikes your back

Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman reported: I asked, “O Messenger of Allah, we were living in an evil time and Allah brought us good in which we live now. Will there be

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Hadith on Tyranny: Hating oppression of Muslim tyrants, but not rebelling

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be rulers from whom you will see both goodness and corruption. One who recognizes

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Hadith on Tyranny: Hate a ruler’s actions, but do not rebel

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of your rulers are those whom you love and they love you, who

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Hasan on Rebellion: Rush to their swords, left to their swords

Ibn Sa’d reported: Al-Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If people had patience when they are afflicted with trials from their ruler, it would not be long

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Ibn Abbas on Kufr: Contradicting the Sharia is lesser unbelief

Al-Tabari reported: A man asked Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, about this verse, “Whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed, they are the unbelievers,” (5.44).

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Hadith on Jihad: Did you tear open his heart to see his intention?

Usamah ibn Zayd reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, sent us on an expedition. In the morning we attacked Al-Huraqat of Juhaynah. I caught hold

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