Ruling on sitting with Mubtadi's (ones who introduces innovations in religion)

Question:

Is it permissible to sit with people who indulge in Bid’ahs (innovations in religion) and participate in their lessons?

Answer:

It is not permissible for you to sit with or consider them friends. You have to forbid them from doing such Bid’ahs and warn them against their dangers. May Allah protect us!

  • Date: Dhul-Hijjah 5, 1441 AH
  • Source: Majmu' Fatawa wa Maqalat Al-Shaykh Ibn Baz p.28/267
  • Chairman : Shaykh Abdul-Aziz ibn Baz