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January 16th, 2018 - 9:34 pm § in Hadith, Makkah

40 Hadith Sawlatiyyah Students

Salam One of the hidden elderly scholarly gems in the city of Mecca is Shaykh Abdul Qadir Dabwan, someone I have had the fortune to visit for several years now since coming to know of him.  It occurred to me on a visit to Mecca several years ago to ask about the students of the […][...]

January 2nd, 2018 - 4:22 pm § in Hadith, Makkah

Download: Bayquniyyah with Notes of Shaykh Hasan al-Mashat

Salam Please find below a downloadable pdf of our publication of the Bayquniyyah poem on hadith terminology along with the notes of Shaykh Hasan al-Mashat (1899-1980), one the recent great Maliki Ashari scholars of Mecca (picture above).  Alhumdulillah we were able to pass on this work to some of t[...]

October 14th, 2016 - 7:18 pm § in Makkah, Scholarship

Ramadan Dowra 2013 Clip: Seeking Knowledge

Salam InshAllah we hope to release a set of excerpts from the hours of audio recordings we have from the Ramadan Dowra we ran in both 2013 and 2015 with our teacher, Shaykh Khalid al-Turkestani (Allah protect him) from the sacred city of Mecca. Please find below an excerpt from the opening gathering[...]

April 29th, 2016 - 6:57 am § in Makkah, Scholarship

Passing of Senior Meccan Hanafi Scholar

Salam We received the sad news yesterday of the passing of Shaykh Yaqub Ali Murad al-Balushi al-Makki, one of the senior most and elderly hanafi scholars of the sacred city of Mecca. Shaykh Yaqub was born in the Kerman region of Iran and travelled widely in pursuit of knowledge, acting as a judge in[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 7:41 pm § in Aqidah, Makkah

A Short Aqidah Poem

Salam Please find below a draft translation of a short poem on Sunni belief authored by a Meccan scholar.  It succinctly sums up the basics a Muslim should know regarding their creed.  I had begun annotating it with some comments from the author’s own commentary, but that is on hold at this [...]