What is the religious opinion on the prevailing Sufism of today?

Question: What is the religious opinion on the prevailing Sufism of today?

Answer: First, it is wrong to say: the religious opinion on…? What should be said is: What is the Islaamic ruling on…?

Second: Usually those who are called Sufis nowadays commit acts of Bid`ah (rejected innovation in religion) that leads to Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship) as well as other kinds of Bid`ah… read more here.

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What is the ruling of Islaam on the Sufi orders that exist today?

Question: What is the ruling of Islaam on the Sufi orders that exist today?

Answer: Working according to Bid`ah (innovations in religion) prevails in most of the Sufi orders… read more here.

Litanies and Sufi innovations

Question: What is the ruling on the Sufi orders and the litanies they recite before the Fajr (Dawn) Prayer and after the Maghrib (Sunset) Prayer?

What is the ruling on one who claims to have watched and greeted the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) saying: Peace be upon you! O light of eyes and relief of souls?

Answer: The Sufi orders and the litanies are considered acts of Bid`ah (innovation in religion) like the famous religious orders of Al-Teejaaniyyah and Al-Kattaniyyah. Only litanies that conform with the Qur’aan and authentic Sunnah of the Prophet are allowed to be recited… read more here.