(followed by deobandi,barelvis of india pakistan bangladesh,kerala sunnis and most of the muslim worldwide other than shias. There are many subgroups but most of the differences are )
(This estimation is refrences to the document THE 500 MOST INFLUENTIAL MUSLIMS 2010 edition by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre Page no.16&18)
First I would like to outline the major differences between Ashari-Maturidi and Salafi School. Then will deal one by one by presenting their position and historical facts.
1.FIRST DIFFERENCE :
One person came to Imam Malik (R.A) and asked
The controversial point is about Waseela from from prophet /Aulia a after their death.
Suni scholars view is based on Ahadith related with these topic.
Sayyiduna Uthmaan ibn Hunayf [radhiallaahu anhu] narrates that once a blind person came to Rasulullah [sallallaahu alayhi wasallam] and said:
maam Ahmad bin Hambal(RA) has also encouraged making Tawassul through Rasulullah [sallallahu alayhi wasallam] in ones duas. (Fataawa ibn Taimiyyah vol.1 pg.140, Also see Mafaaheem pg.137)
Imam Ahmad and Tawassul:
We will discuss it in detail about the proof from quran and sunnah for the position taken by Salafi and sunni scholars (Insha Allah)
4. FOURTH DIFFERENCE
ISSUE OF KARAMAT E AULIA
All these will be discussed one by one InshaAllah. We will present the proofs for the stand of Salafi and Sunnis both on these issue. We will discuss in the light of evidences being presented by both blocks but will not make any judgment.(Allah knows the best,May Allah help us)