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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[...]

August 8th, 2017 - 8:38 pm § in Sayyidi

Introduction to Dalail & Dua Khatam

Salam, The following pdf is a combination of two texts which were produced for a one day reading of the Dalail al-Khayrat with sanad in 2011. The pdf consists of: 1. An introduction to the Dalail al-Khayrat including a biography of Imam al-Jazuli, praise of the book by scholars of the past and point[...]

August 6th, 2017 - 6:04 pm § in Hanbali Fiqh

The Hanbali School on the Turban

The position of the Hanbali School Regarding the Turban and it’s Description The ruling for the turban in the Hanbali School is that it is sunnah. ¬†Allamah al-Saffarini said in his commentary on the poem regarding Adab: The description of the turban in accordance with the sunnah: The sunnah o[...]

August 1st, 2017 - 5:05 pm § in Hanbali Fiqh

Raising Hands After Standing from Tashahhud – Hanbali

Raising the hands after getting up from Tashahhud Some people mistakenly think that raising the hands up to the shoulders at the time of standing up straight from the first tashahhud is the relied upon (Mutamad) position of the Hanbali School.  This is not correct, though it was chosen by some of t[...]