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November 29th, 2008 - 11:11 am § in Hadith, Scholarship

Imam Ahmad Rida Khan's Ijazah to Sh Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani

Salam. Me and a number of others were surprised to read the chain of narration (cited by Dr Akram al-Nadwi in the introduction to Shah Abd al-Aziz al-Dehlawi’s work ‘Bustan al-Muhaddithin’)- in which Dr Akram narrates via Sh Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani to Imam Ahmad Rida Khan. Dr Akram [...]

November 27th, 2008 - 6:47 pm § in Scholarship

Sh Muhammad Ashiq: Student of Shah Waliullah

Salam. Many thanks to Dr Marcia Hermansen for recently introducing me to Sh Muhammad Ashiq, the cousin of Shah Waliullah. It should be noted that Sh Muhammad Ashiq is an important first hand source regarding the life of one of the most celebrated and revered scholars of the subcontinent. Note: I hav[...]

November 26th, 2008 - 5:19 pm § in Hadith, Sayyidi

Al-Khair al-Kathir: Chapter Three

Third Chapter: On sending many blessings upon our master the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace)Hadith Eleven: From Abdullah bin Abbas (Allah be pleased with them both) said: I heard your Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) say: ‘Send a lot of blessings upon your Proph[...]

November 25th, 2008 - 2:35 pm § in Hadith, Sayyidi

Al-Khair al-Kathir: Chapter Two

Second Chapter: The excellence/virtue of blessings upon our master the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) may he be ennobled and honoured Hadith Six: From Ali bin Abi Talib (Allah be pleased with him) said: The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said: ‘There is no su[...]

November 23rd, 2008 - 5:01 pm § in Sayyidi

Al-Khair al-Kathir: Chapter One

Chapter One: Regarding the large reward[1] for the one who sends blessings upon our master the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace)Hadith One: We narrate from Sahih Muslim from Abu Hurairah (Allah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace[...]