Bidah occurs on an ongoing basis, either daily, monthly or annually.
The forms the bidah ranges from; innovated forms of worship, singling out certain days for worship, adding to existing legistlated forms of worship; be it adhkar (dhikr) or adiyyah (dua).
Despite advice having being given, these form of bidah continue endlessly and the further addition and innovation occurs on an ongoing basis.
Common Misconceptions and Examples of Bidah (an in-exhaustive list)
Dua in unison with raised hands (cupped) in unison (Congregational Dua- all adherents raise hands in cupped form)
Dua in unison after every fard salah (Congregational Dua- all adherents raise hands in cupped form)
Dua in unison after every Jummah Salah (Congregational Dua- all adherents raise hands in cupped form)
Addition of certain words to the adhaan
Adhkar recited aloud
Adhkar recited aloud and in gathering – either in homes or in the masajid
Singling out certain days and specifying types of foods – with both the days and foods not evidenced in Shariah. (e.g. Mawlid-introduced by the fatimid shiah who ruled Egypt)
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