Archive for April, 2009

April 20th, 2009 - 2:57 pm § in al-Ahsa, Fiqh, Sayyidi

More On Al-Ahsa: Virtues and the Hanafi Madhab

Salam. Please find some more information on the area of al-Ahsa that we may not have mentioned thus far on this blog.  Inshallah we hope to compile into one article in the near future the various posts on the topic.  This article is based on Dr Abd al-Ilah al-Mulla’s introduction to Shaykh A[...]

April 16th, 2009 - 2:01 pm § in Makkah, Sayyidi

Visit to the Haramain: Nawab Siddiq Hasan Khan

Salam.  We made mention of Allamah Ibn Taymiyyah and his advice on the etiquettes of visiting Madinah the Illuminated.  I thought I would add to this what Nawab Siddiq Hasan Khan (he scholarly ruler of Bhopal) recorded after his gruelling journey to the Hijaz.  He said regarding his setting sight[...]

April 15th, 2009 - 6:44 pm § in al-Ahsa, Fiqh

Sharh Kifayah al-Ghulam of Imam al-Nabulsi by Shaykh Abd al-Latif al-Mulla

Salam I was pleased to come across a scan of a useful work by one of the al-Mulla scholars of al-Ahsa, especially as it is not easily available for purchase (I bought my copy in al-Ahsa).  It is the detailed commentary on Imam al-Nabulsi’s 150 line poem on what could be described as the 5 [&h[...]

April 13th, 2009 - 10:12 am § in Sayyidi

Allamah Ibn Taymiyyah on Ziyarah al-Nabawiyyah

Salam.  Some of you may be familiar with Allamah Ibn Taymiyyah’s minority and much criticised position regarding  the ziyarah of the grave of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace).  However I found the following beneficial quote cited in the introduction to a recent edition of[...]

April 12th, 2009 - 7:31 pm § in Aqidah

Sharh Aqidah al-Awam: The Attributes of Allah (The Exalted)

Salam, please find the next installment in this series, namely Shaykh Muhammad bin Alawi al-Maliki’s commentary on Imam al-Marzuqi’s poem ‘Aqidah al-Awam’  (as recorded by his student Ustadh Muhammad Ihya Ulum al-Din).  I have made omitted some minor things from the chap[...]