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November 6th, 2010 - 9:48 pm § in Scholarship

Shaykha Khadijah bint Mawlawi Ishaq

Whilst reading something about Shaykh Muhammad Ishaq al-Dihlawi a passing mention was made of a distinguished daughter of his, along with a reference to collection of biographies authored by Shaykh Abd al-Sattar al-Dihlawi where further details could be found.  Alhumdulillah, I managed to locate t[...]

November 6th, 2010 - 10:38 am § in Fiqh

Burying Old Damaged Copies of the Quran

Salam Every so often in our community I hear of their collecting together and burying copies of the Quran which have aged and are no longer useable.  When looking through the Mawsuah al-Fiqhiyyah (38/23) I came across a mention of this practice along with a referencing to the major works in the Han[...]

November 3rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm § in Other

How Are You?

Salam The following caught my attention when reading extracts from Imam al-Dhahabi’s Siyar Ialam al-Nubala ( 4/487-489).  I believe it relates to a discussion that Hajjaj (a ruler known for his harsh temperament and aggressive policies)  had with one of those who fought in an uprising again[...]