Shaykh Ahmed ibn ‘Umar Bazmool – may Allaah preserve him said –
Regarding making an error in attributing for example, to al-Bukhari or Muslim or the likes of this from the matters which occur from forgetfulness or the likes of this, then nobody is safe from this, whether it is plenty or few. But the meaning here is those matters which are clear and apparent along with evidences, then if he gives a Fatwa in opposition to it and opposes it, and errs in it, and he does this often; then he is not to be considered a scholar, let alone be considered a symbolic scholar, or be put forth to teach the people.
This one is in need of learning. How much have the Council of Major Scholars given Fatwas on some of those who have erred in certain matters and then have said in the end of the Fatwa, “And we advise so and so to learn from the scholars.” Because they have seen that he has erred in apparent matters. He has erred in clear matters [such as saying]:
“Istawaa” has the same meaning as “Istawlaa”
Walking barefoot is impermissible
“Allaah” is not from Al-Asmaa Al-Husnaa
Cursing the companions
In tremendous matters, what is this
From the lecture: The explanation of the narration of Ibn Mas’ood: How will you be when you are afflicted with Fitnah…..