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August 31st, 2017 - 3:19 am § in al-Ahsa

Dua for the Day of Arafah

Salam This booklet is a combination of two works: Some virtues of the day of Arafah by Shaykh Abdullah bin Abi Bakr al-Mulla Supplications for the day of Arafah by Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mulla (starting on page 41 of the pdf). -Saleh  [...]

August 29th, 2017 - 4:54 pm § in Hanbali Fiqh

Gathering at the Masjid on the Day of Arafah in the Hanbali School

«Gathering at the Masjid on the Day of Arafah in the Hanbali School» Al-Tarif is people in different places outside of Mecca gathering on the day of Arafah after Asr in a masjid, and busying themselves in dua, dhikr and supplicating to Allah Taala, just as the people in Arafah do. (Mughni al-Muhta[...]

August 22nd, 2017 - 4:40 pm § in Hanbali Fiqh

Collective Supplication After the Prayer and Wiping the Face – Hanbali

Salam Please find below some points related to the hanbali school’s view on supplicating with the hands raised and wiping the face after completing the obligatory prayer. Shaykh Mansur al-Buhuti said in Kashaf al-Qina (1/367): The Imam supplicates after the Fajr and Asr prayers due to the pres[...]

August 13th, 2017 - 4:46 pm § in Scholarship

Medinan Hanafi Scholar: Shaykh Abd al-Baqi al-Ayyubi

Salam The picture above is of Shaykh Abd al-Baqi al-Ayyubi al-Luknawi, one of the great Hanafi scholars of the last 100 years from the illuminated city Medina. He is best known for his work Manahil al-Salsalah on Musalsal hadith which is regarded to be the most extensive work in this genre. A number[...]

August 10th, 2017 - 6:52 pm § in Other, Scholarship

Isnad for Archery Bow Making

Salam Archery has over the past few years become increasingly popular amongst the Muslim community in the UK.  This is primarily due to several Prophetic narrations regarding the virtue of this activity such as: The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Whoever learns[...]