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February 13th, 2009 - 4:03 pm § in Scholarship

Shaykh Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani

Salam.  Someone from the fine city of Leicester (England) requested some information on Shaykh Abd al-Hayy al-Kattani a while back. Unfortunately I have been unable to post a full biography of him as of yet, however readers can find some posts related to him on this blog.  The Shaykh (if I recall [...]

February 13th, 2009 - 8:14 am § in Fiqh, Other

Missing The Congregation

Salam.  A reminder for me and perhaps others to shake off our laziness and make an effort to offer the prayer in congregation.  We have all heard of its virtues, but sometimes can resort to finding excuses not to do so, which includes grabbing on to the rulings cited in works of fiqh for those [&h[...]

February 12th, 2009 - 1:11 pm § in Hadith, Sayyidi, Scholarship

Imam al-Bukhari Dreams

Salam.  Imam al-Dhahabi mentions in his ‘al-Siyar’ in his entry for Imam al-Bukhari (12/391/471): On the authority of al-Farbari:  I saw the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) in a dream, he said to me:  Where are you going? I said: I am going to Muhammad bin Ismaeel al-Bukh[...]

February 10th, 2009 - 10:32 am § in Fiqh, It-haf al-Talib

It-haf al-Talib: Fiqh Of Tayammum

Salam.  I have been working occasionally on the wonderful beginners level aqidah-fiqh-tasawwuf text from al-Ahsa.  Those who have visited the blog in the past will have noticed that other sections from this work have been posted.  May Allah (the Exalted) give us tawfiq to complete this work.  A [...]

February 7th, 2009 - 3:41 pm § in Other, Sayyidi

A Shorter Version Of The Dalail: 'Dalail al-Fadail' By Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mulla al-Ahsai

Salam The ‘Dalail al-Khayrat’ is indeed a blessed text, may Allah (the Exalted) enable us to benefit from it and have the tawfiq to write more on it in the future. I was given a small paperback book consisting of litanies compiled by Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mulla al-Ahsai. [Please note that S[...]