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June 16th, 2017 - 7:06 pm § in Other, Sayyidi

Gatherings of Hope

Salam, Please find in this pdf a collection of short works which can be recited during a gathering or when alone. The works are taken from a variety of celebrated scholars and consist of the following: 1, Qasīda ‘Iqd al-Thamīn by Shaykh Abu Bakr al-Mullā : A poem in praise of the Prophet (Allah[...]

May 27th, 2017 - 11:40 am § in Fiqh

The Sunan Related to Zakat & Charity

Salam Please find below points taken and abridged from the work Shiratul Islam  Shaykh Muhammad bin Abi Bakr better known as Imamzadah d.573. The Sunan Related to Zakat & Charity Zakat is a protection for one’s wealth, it has been mentioned alongside prayer, and both are inextricably linked. [...]

March 5th, 2017 - 5:03 pm § in Fiqh

Errata for The Beginner’s Gift

Salam Please note the following errata for “The Beginner’s Gift”, as you are aware the main text is repeated twice in the book, thus the mention of two page numbers for one passage. p.13/40: “minor ritual impurity” should read as “ritual impurity” p.17/54:&#[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 6:09 pm § in Fiqh, Scholarship

Wazaif Ibn Taymiyyah

Salam, Wazaif Ibn Taymiyyah? Yes! It appears that even Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah despite his well known stance on the issue of innovation (bidah) had some litanies (wazaif) which were not directly established from the sunnah. Two examples are presented below: Repeating the Fatihah After Fajr Pra[...]

January 8th, 2017 - 12:22 pm § in Aqidah

The Nasafi Creed

Salam A project we are currently working on is a new English edition of the Nasafi creed with a set of simple and easy to understand explanatory notes. This text is  widely taught across the Muslim world, especially in areas where the Hanafi school is prevalent. The new edition we are preparing has[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 7:50 pm § in Aqidah

Order of Events in the Afterlife

Salam The following order of events to take place on the day of judgement has been summarized from a work on aqidah by Shaykh Mustafa al-Khin, (a recent Sunni scholar from Damascus).  I found it useful in its explaining how the different Quranic verses and hadith link together. The order of events [...]