Question: Recently, I have grown my beard, began to offer the obligatory Salaah (Prayer) and adhered to Sunnah. In our village, people consider those who adhere to Sunnah as extremists. When I try to convince them, they say, “Ruined are Al-Mutanatti‘oon (extremists, exaggerators)”. Who are the Mutanatti‘oon? Is adhering to the Sunnah a kind of extremism?
Answer: I thank Allaah (Exalted be He) that He has guided you to the Truth and I thank Him that He has helped you act according to it… read more here.