Presented before the reader is a tremendously beneficial ebook compiled by the noble Shaykh ‘AbdulQādir ibn Muhammad al-Junayd, who expounds on the audacity of those who deceitfully claim that music is permissible in Islām. The Shaykh brings the consensus of the scholars of Ahl Sunnah wal Jama'ah on the issue. This topic is extremely crucial in our time and every Muslim of sound creed and methodology should acquaint himself with the speech of the scholars surrounding this topic.
Without a doubt, these individuals (who say music is permissible) lie to the people as they claim that the People of Knowledge differ regarding the prohibition of listening to music. The aforementioned twenty three scholars, all from various schools of thought and differing eras, all stated that there is no difference of opinion amongst the scholars concerning the prohibition of listening to music. Additionally, numerous scholars conveyed the ijmā’ (or consensus) of the scholars regarding this without any follow up or objection.