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Archive for January, 2013

January 27th, 2013 - 12:03 pm § in Fiqh, Hadith, Sayyidi

Mawlid Hadith: Mawlid at the Time of the Companions

Assalamu Alaikum Once again the month of Rabi al-Awwal has witnessed the launch of campaigns to stop people attending gatherings known as “Mawlid”.  What I have found disturbing is the dissemination of misleading information on the issue from individuals who do not appear to be able to [...]

January 6th, 2013 - 5:41 pm § in Makkah, Scholarship

Shaykh al-Lahji in the Haram al-Makki

Salam I first came to know of Shaykh Abdullah bin Saeed al-Lahji when attending an open lesson of Sayyid Muhammad bin Alawi al-Maliki in his home in 2004, a few months before he passed away (Allah have mercy on him).  I was curious to see which work the students were reading from and having noted [[...]