Archive for January, 2011

January 23rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm § in Scholarship

About Imam al-Nawawi (1)

Salam With the impending publication of a couple of  recently translated works authored by the great Imam al-Nawawi, I thought it would be of benefit to post some material regarding the life of this great Imam.  We are fortunate that Imam al-Nawawi’s student Shaykh Ibn al-Attar recorded for [...]

January 22nd, 2011 - 7:29 pm § in Other

Wasiyyah Imam al-Haddad (1-3)

Salam We continue with some very brief extracts from the commentary of Imam al-Habshi on the al-Wasiyyah by Imam al-Haddad.  The detailed commentary of Imam al-Habshi contains many gems, thus it is a difficult task deciding what to translate and what to leave.  However we hope the material pres[...]

January 1st, 2011 - 4:53 pm § in Other

Ahl al-Bayt and Tasawwuf (Tafsir al-Mazhari 4)

Salam I came across the comments below from Qadi Thanaullah al-Uthmani in his Tafsir al-Mazhari (8/320).  The author whilst discussing the interpretation of verse 23 of Surah al-Shura discussed the virtues of the Noble Ahl al-Bayt, and towards the end of a lengthy discussion mentioned the following[...]