Archive for July, 2008

July 27th, 2008 - 6:42 pm § in Hadith

A Blessed Gathering and a Blessed Guest

Salam_ Hearing of Imam al-ZabidiI had long ago heard of Imam Murtada al-Zabidi, due mainly from the referencing to his immense commentary of the ‘Ihya Ulum al-Din’ of Imam al-Ghazali found in the translation of certain chapters of the ‘Ihya’ in the English language. I managed to come across [...]

July 25th, 2008 - 2:10 pm § in Hadith, Sayyidi

Dua for Times of Difficulty

Salam I found the following point of benefit in Sh. al-Lahji’s commentary on Sh. Yusuf al-Nabahani’s work on the Shamail. I thought I would share it with those who visit this blog. As we grow older we realise that life in the dunya is not as easy as we might have thought it in the […][...]

July 23rd, 2008 - 1:17 pm § in Sayyidi

The Two Qasidah Burda's

Salam. I have made mention elsewhere on this blog of the wonderful commentary dealing with the Shamail called ‘Muntaha al-Sul’. We came to know of the work when we attended a reading of it in the school of Sh. Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki (Allah have mercy on him). Indeed the author (Sh. Al-Lahji) w[...]

July 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm § in Hadith, Other, Sayyidi

A Guest in Madinah- Allamah al-Kattani

SalamContinuing once again with Allamah Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani, I thought I would present an amazing incident which took place during the eventful life of this great scholar. Once again taken from Dr Khayyali’s valuable introduction (p.24-25).*** None other than Sh. Yusuf al-Nabahani said: And fro[...]

July 21st, 2008 - 5:18 pm § in Scholarship

Reasons for a Name – Sh. Muhammad Abd al-Hayy

Salam I thought I would add a brief note about how Allamah Muhammad Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani came to be named as such, taken once again from ‘Munyah al-Saail’ carefully edited by Dr. Abd al-Majid Khayyali (Allah reward him): A Fathers DreamHis father Sh. Abd al-Kabir al-Kattani said: I saw a dream[...]