Can an ordinary person receive revelation directly from Allaah?

Question: Can a person reach the degree of receiving revelation directly from Allaah while they are neither a prophet nor a messenger?

Answer: No human can receive revelation directly from Allaah whether news or legislation except the prophets and messengers (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon them), else it will be a true vision which is only seen by a pious person or someone sees it about another during sleep… read more here.

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Sufi saying: “So-and-so is the owner of time and can dispose of people’s affairs”

Question: What is the meaning of this saying said by Sufis: “So-and-so is the owner of time and one of those who disposes of people’s affairs”? What is the ruling on a person who believes in this saying? Is it permissible to perform Salaah as a Ma’moom (a person being led by an Imaam in Prayer) behind this person who holds these views?

Answer: So-and-so is the owner of the time… etc. Means, there is a person who disposes the affairs of mankind by driving away their hardships, rescuing them from distress and bringing them what they want of benefits… read more here.

Are the Sufi orders such as Al-Shadhooliyyah and Al-Rifaa`iyyah following the right way?

Question: Are the Sufi orders such as Al-Shadhooliyyah and Al-Rifaa`iyyah following the right way, or are they people of division and misguidance? Is it permissible to join any of these orders?

Answer: All the orders of Sufism (rejected innovations in religion) mostly involve Bid`ah and deviate from the Sharee`ah… read more here.