Archive for April, 2010

April 29th, 2010 - 12:25 pm § in Other, Scholarship

Shah Waliullah al-Dehlawi’s Chain For The Shadhili Tariqah

Salam I hope this information will be of interest to discerning readers out there, not least because of the central importance of Shah Waliullah in Indian scholarship and the recent relative popularity of the Shadhili tariqah amongst Muslims in the West who are linked to the Indian Subcontinent.  S[...]

April 16th, 2010 - 12:22 pm § in Other

Humility Of Some Scholars: Imam al-Sharani

Salam The works of Imam Abd al-Wahab al-Sharani were pointed out me to by Shaykh Naeem Abd al-Wali during his first lecturing visit to the UK during Ramadan back in the early 2000’s.  He made mention of a work entitled Tanbih al-Mughtarrin which I was lucky enough to get hold of during my fir[...]

April 14th, 2010 - 3:05 pm § in Other

Sharh al-Hikam of Shaykh Muhammad Hayat al-Sindi

Salam I was delighted to come across the commentary on the Hikam of Imam Ibn Ataillah by none other than Shaykh Muhammad Hayat al-Sindi, a scholar respected in Salafi circles, and whose works have received editions from Salafi publishers.  The image above is of the handwriting of the Shaykh himself[...]

April 9th, 2010 - 7:01 am § in Fiqh

Friday Khutba In Arabic

Salam I came across a discussion on the Muslim Matters site today regarding the Friday khutba being delivered in the Arabic language.  The author unfortunately only cited a general comparative work on fiqh for the Hanafi position, as opposed to researching in the specialized and detailed works of t[...]

April 7th, 2010 - 5:51 pm § in Fiqh

On Adhering To A Madhab – Follow Up…

Salam As mentioned previously here is a follow up to the post regarding the adherence to a particular school of law (madhab).  Some people mistakenly think that there are no statements from scholars of the madhahib in support of adherence to one madhab.  The quotes provided below are from the work[...]