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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[...]

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)[...]

October 19th, 2016 - 8:41 pm § in al-Ahsa, Fiqh, Scholarship

Protected: The Beginner’s Gift Free Download

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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[...]