Rabi makes takfeer on Shaykh Ibn Jibrin
Rabi’ al-Madkhali, the conceited innovator whom the devil has mislead and blinded, in one of his private sessions (apart from attacking Ibn Baz) attacked one of the most senior and world renowned scholars, Shaykh ‘Abdullah b. Jibrin – may Allah be merciful with him.
Due to Shaykh Ibn Jibrin’s defence of Islam and its heroes such as the martyr of Islam, Sayyid Qutb – may Allah have mercy on him – Rabi’ al-Madkhali couldn’t contain his anger and in a fit of rage he said the following words regarding the great scholar, Shaykh Abdullah b. Jibrin:
ليس بعالم ، ضيع دينه وإسلامه ، يحارب بالأقمار الصناعية ، لا يصنف في السلفيين ولا العلماء
“He is not a scholar! He has lost his religion and his Islam! He wages war (against Islam) using satellite dishes. He is neither to be counted amongst the Salafis, nor the scholars!”
Click below to listen to this evil innovator yourself:
Who exactly was al-‘Allama Ibn Jibrin?
He was a very beloved among Muslims all over the world due to his great knowledge in all religious sciences, noble manners and modesty. He devoted all of his life to spread the knowledge of the book of Allah and Sunnah of his Prophet peace be upon him to all Muslims everywhere. He would teach about 70 classical works a week and had thousands of students from all over the world. Every summer he would travel all over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to lecture on various subjects. He was the author of numerous published works and articles and had thousands of recorded lectures. Many of such audios and written materials, can be obtained from the Shaykh’s website and from (http://liveislam.net/) as well as many other websites. He was also a former member of the Permanent Committee for Islamic Research and Fataawa in Saudi Arabia. He passed away on July 13, 2009 May Allah be pleased with him.
The Saudi Gazette said upon the death of the Shaykh:
RIYADH/JEDDAH/BISHA – , one of the Kingdom’s senior Ulema and a former member in the Ifta Permanent Committee, died Monday at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh after prolonged illness…
Sheikh Jibreen, 78, was initially treated in Germany upon directives from King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. He returned to complete the treatment in the Kingdom…
Dr. Muhammad Bin Saad Al-Shuwai’er, Adviser to the Kingdom’s Grand Mufti, said the Muslim Ummah owes Sheikh Al-Jibreen a right – that is, to pray that Allah bestow His mercy on him…Sheikh Ali Abbas Al-Hakami, member of the Board of Senior Ulema, said Sheikh Al-Jibreen contributed greatly in explaining the rules of the Shariah…
“His death is a great loss for Islam,” he said urging all Muslims to pray for his soul.
Dr. Saad Mattar Al-Otaibi, Professor of Shariah Policy at the Higher Institute for the Judiciary and one of the students of Sheikh Al-Jibreen, said the late scholar used to move from place to place to spread his knowledge to others. He added that once he tried to calculate the number of lessons the late sheikh used to give. They reached about 45 lessons in a month. He was known for being ascetic (observing Zuhd) and refraining from worldly appearances. He was one of the authorities of the Shariah sciences, and had vast knowledge.
Dr. Mahmood Zaini, member of the teaching staff of Umm Al-Qura University, said the death of Sheikh Al-Jibreen is a tragedy for the Muslim Ummah and religious scholars in the Shariah. He prayed to Allah to bestow His mercy on him and make paradise his abode.
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Jibreen was born in 1933 in one of the villages of Al-Quwai’iah. He grew up in Ar-Reen town and started his education in 1940. He started memorizing the Holy Qur’an with the help of his father and completed the memorization through Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Shithri. He also memorized several religious references. He used to attend lessons by senior Ulema on studying books on the Shariah, literature and history.
He got his secondary school certificate in 1958, a bachelors degree in Shariah in 1961, masters degree in 1970 from the Higher Institute for the Judiciary, and a doctorate with excellent grade and honors in 1987. Several judges, teachers and religious callers were taught by him.
He accompanied the late Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Baz in most of his lessons in the Grand Mosque and used to give sermons and lead prayers on his behalf at times.
Shaykh Salih al-Fawzan said over the death of Shaykh Ibn Jibrin:
This is a great calamity, which we must face with patience and hope for our reward from Allah.
Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Aziz Aal al-Shaykh said on the death of Shaykh Ibn Jibrin:
Shaykh Ibn Jibrin was a well known figure in all fields for righteousness and good. He was always eager to benefit the people. We ask Allah to forgive him and to look over his shortcomings. Shaykh Abdullah b. Jibrin was a brother and a colleague of mine. I had known him for a very long time.
Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Aziz al-Rajihi wrote an article on the passing away of Shaykh Ibn Jibrin.
Shaykh ‘Abd al-Malik al-Qasim, the grandson of Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rahman b. Qasim wrote an article expressing sorrow over the passing of this great scholar.
He was one of the Imams of Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jama’ah and was considered the last of the scholars of Ibn Baz’s generation. May Allah bless him, forgive him and make the negative comments by Madkhalis in his scales of good deeds on the last day, Ameen.