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June 16th, 2017 - 7:06 pm § in Other, Sayyidi

Gatherings of Hope

Salam,

Please find in this pdf a collection of short works which can be recited during a gathering or when alone. The works are taken from a variety of celebrated scholars and consist of the following:

1, Qasīda ‘Iqd al-Thamīn by Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mullā : A poem in praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) which can be sung to the tune of the Burda.

2. Selected Prophetic Supplications for Morning & Evening (Wasīlatul Falāḥ)
by Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mullā

3. A Prayer for the Muslim World by Shaykh Yusuf al-Nabhānī: A short collection of concise prayers for the relief of suffering across the Muslim world.

4. Ḥizb Imām al-Nawawī via Sayyid Muhammad bin ‘Alawī al-Mālikī

5. Beneficial Prayers by Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mullā : A collection of Quranic verses and Prophetic supplications which the author selected from the Hizb al-Azam of Mulla Ali al-Qari.

6. Selections from Dua Khatm al-Qurān of Shaykh Abdullah al-Khaṭīb al-Ja‘farī & Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mullā : A combination of two works on this topic which will facilitate those who have completed a Quran recital to donate the reward of their recital to the deceased.

7. Forty Ṣalawāt from Hadith by Imām Taqī al-Dīn al-Subkī : Taken from the classic work Shifa al-Siqam.

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May 27th, 2017 - 11:40 am § in Fiqh

The Sunan Related to Zakat & Charity

Salam Please find below points taken and abridged from the work Shiratul Islam  Shaykh Muhammad bin Abi Bakr better known as Imamzadah d.573. The Sunan Related to Zakat & Charity Zakat is a protection for one’s wealth, it has been mentioned alongside prayer, and both are inextricably linked. [...]


March 5th, 2017 - 5:03 pm § in Fiqh

Errata for The Beginner’s Gift

Salam Please note the following errata for “The Beginner’s Gift”, as you are aware the main text is repeated twice in the book, thus the mention of two page numbers for one passage. p.13/40: “minor ritual impurity” should read as “ritual impurity” p.17/54:&#[...]


January 25th, 2017 - 6:09 pm § in Fiqh, Scholarship

Wazaif Ibn Taymiyyah

Salam, Wazaif Ibn Taymiyyah? Yes! It appears that even Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah despite his well known stance on the issue of innovation (bidah) had some litanies (wazaif) which were not directly established from the sunnah. Two examples are presented below: Repeating the Fatihah After Fajr Pra[...]


January 8th, 2017 - 12:22 pm § in Aqidah

The Nasafi Creed

Salam A project we are currently working on is a new English edition of the Nasafi creed with a set of simple and easy to understand explanatory notes. This text is  widely taught across the Muslim world, especially in areas where the Hanafi school is prevalent. The new edition we are preparing has[...]


December 22nd, 2016 - 7:50 pm § in Aqidah

Order of Events in the Afterlife

Salam The following order of events to take place on the day of judgement has been summarized from a work on aqidah by Shaykh Mustafa al-Khin, (a recent Sunni scholar from Damascus).  I found it useful in its explaining how the different Quranic verses and hadith link together. The order of events [...]


December 14th, 2016 - 9:30 am § in Scholarship

Shaykh Qushayri’s Horse

Salam Imam al-Dhahabi said: Shaykh Abul Qasim Abd al-Karim al-Qushayri was gifted a horse which he rode for close to 20 years. When the Shaykh died his horse refused to eat anything and died a week later. (Siyar 18/227)[...]