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August 13th, 2017 - 4:46 pm § in Scholarship

Medinan Hanafi Scholar: Shaykh Abd al-Baqi al-Ayyubi

Salam The picture above is of Shaykh Abd al-Baqi al-Ayyubi al-Luknawi, one of the great Hanafi scholars of the last 100 years from the illuminated city Medina. He is best known for his work Manahil al-Salsalah on Musalsal hadith which is regarded to be the most extensive work in this genre. A number[...]

August 10th, 2017 - 6:52 pm § in Other, Scholarship

Isnad for Archery Bow Making

Salam Archery has over the past few years become increasingly popular amongst the Muslim community in the UK.  This is primarily due to several Prophetic narrations regarding the virtue of this activity such as: The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Whoever learns[...]

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

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