How Munawwar al-Barelwi Later On Edited His Article


His first claim about Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi was:

In Shaq al-Jayb an Haq al-Gayb, Ashraf Ali
Thanawi also notes that knowledge of the final hour and of all events till the day of judgment are
matters in which there is scholarly disagreement and thus undeserving of an innovation fatwa
however he is incorrect in claiming that the reports establishing knowledge of these matters are
“unfounded” (gayr thabitah) and “short from fulfilling the purpose” (gayr kafiyah fi al-dilalah)52.

However, apparently Munawwar has not read the Urdu text properly since Ml. Thanwi clearly calls this belief an innovation on the exact same page Munawwar referred to: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/4/ilmofqiyamabidat.jpg/

What is more interesting, is that on the exact same page when he starts with number 2, Ml. Thanwi again acknowledges that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) was given the most knowledge from the creation, from the sciences of the unseen of Allah.

The text is very clear and starts off with stating that from the scienses of the unseen (ulume mughaybiyya) Prophets and Angels are given the most. And from them, our Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) is given the most.

So on the other hand the Barelwis perform takfir for denegrating the knowledge of the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) to lesser than devils, and on other hand, they cite a work clearly stating the contrary!

Munawwar afterwards admitted his mistake and edited his article:

53. This devastating comment implies that all those scholars and men of tasawwuf that Imam Kattani
mentions in Jala al-Qulub to hold view five (see p. 6-7 above) and Imam Ahmad Raza names by number in Khaalis al-I’tiqaad are innovators and out of the Sunnifold! This fatwa of innovation is in addition to his kufr fatwa shown above on p. 21 [Updated 02/07/2011].
NOTE:
If Munawwar is not even able to read a simple Urdu text, and mistakenly claimed first that the belief was not called first an innovation, and afterwards came to realize, thanks to our reply, that he did actually called the belief an innovation, how reliable is Munawwar al-Barelwi in mentioning the details of the Deobandi/Barelwi books?
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