Salam I found the following piece in the introduction to the edition of Shah Waliullah al-Dehlawi’s work ‘Khayr al-Kathir’ published out of Dhabel in Gujrat (India). It caught my attention, as this point was mentioned to me many years ago by our respected: Ustadh Dr Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmad.
Salam I compiled the following chart (see attachment) during my stay in Saudia Arabia. It is taken from Dr Abd al-Ilah al-Arfaj’s small booklet on the history of the Shafi school in al-Ahsa, and the diagram portrays the Ahsai chain in Shafi fiqh.
Salam. Some of you may question the need for posting on this issue, but as some of you may have deduced, this blog is a product of my experiences and time to time discusses issues which have I have directly encountered, and spent much time searching for information on. Therefore this post is specifically aimed …