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December 31st, 2008 - 9:18 am § in Fiqh, Scholarship

Shah Waliullah Ijazah:Hanafi, Ashari, Sufi

Salam I found the following piece in the introduction to the edition of Shah Waliullah al-Dehlawi’s work ‘Khayr al-Kathir’ published out of Dhabel in Gujrat (India). It caught my attention, as this point was mentioned to me many years ago by our respected: Ustadh Dr Abul Hasan Huss[...]

December 26th, 2008 - 7:41 pm § in al-Ahsa, Fiqh

Ahsai Chain In Shafi Fiqh

Salam I compiled the following chart (see attachment) during my stay in Saudia Arabia.  It is taken from Dr Abd al-Ilah al-Arfaj’s small booklet on the history of the Shafi school in al-Ahsa, and the diagram portrays the Ahsai chain in Shafi fiqh.[...]

December 25th, 2008 - 9:18 am § in Fiqh, Sayyidi

Mawlid And The Scholars Of India

Salam.  Some of you may question the need for posting on this issue, but as some of you may have deduced, this blog is a product of my experiences and time to time discusses issues which have I have directly encountered, and spent much time searching for information on.  Therefore this post is spe[...]

December 24th, 2008 - 1:06 pm § in Hadith, Sayyidi

Al-Khair Al-Kathir: Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven:  On The Method Of Sending Blessings Upon Our Master The Messenger of Allah (Allah Bless Him And Give Him Peace)[...]

December 23rd, 2008 - 9:55 am § in Sayyidi

Seal of Prophethood

Salam I came across the wonderful commentary of Imam al-Jazari’s poem on the sirah called ‘Dhat al-Shifa’, the commentary being by Allamah Muhammad bin al-Haaj Hasan al-Aalaani al-Kurdi (d.1189) from the village of ‘Sanjawi’ in the district of Sehdeshat in Iranian Kurdi[...]