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May 31st, 2008 - 6:51 pm § in al-Ahsa, Scholarship

Sh. Muhammad al-Mulla

Salam, just a short while ago I received this picture of Sh. Muhammad al-Mulla. Some information regarding the Sheikh is mentioned elsewhere on this blog (in a number of posts). Summarizing briefly, he studied in al-Ahsa with its scholars, and then travelled to the Hijaz where he graduated from the [...]

May 29th, 2008 - 7:02 pm § in al-Ahsa

The Siege of Masjid al-Jawatha

Salam. We mentioned in a previous post the masjid of ‘Jawatha’ in al-Ahsa which was where the second Juma of Islam was performed. There occurred another incident with regards to this masjid which is of note and bears testimony to the virtue of the people of al-Ahsa who resided there at the time.[...]

May 28th, 2008 - 9:13 pm § in al-Ahsa, Scholarship

Sh. Abdullah al-Mulla (Allah have mercy on him)

Salam. I listed in a previous post some of the names of the scholars from the hanafi family of al-Ahsa known as ‘al-Mulla’. One of their well known members passed away in January of this year, may Allah have mercy on him. In the list of scholars mentioned elsewhere on this blog, I briefl[...]

May 28th, 2008 - 7:27 am § in al-Ahsa

The Best of the People of the East

Salam. In addition to the narration from al-Bukhari regarding the virtue of the people and area of al-Ahsa, I thought I might add another narration regarding the praise for this area and the tribe (Bani Abd al-Qais) which inhabited it and established the second Juma of Islam as mentioned in our prev[...]

May 27th, 2008 - 7:27 pm § in al-Ahsa

A Virtue of al-Ahsa

Salam Much has been mentioned regarding the unfortunate disappearance of historical sites of religious significance in Saudia Arabia. One such place which still remains (in some form atleast) is the masjid where the second Juma of Islam was performed. The place is called ‘Jawatha’ and it[...]