Month: May 2009

Anfas al-Arifin: A Journey to Ajmer

Salam.  Shah Waliullah al-Dehlawi mentions the following story in his wonderful ‘Anfas al-Arifin’ regarding his father’s miracles.  I have on reasonably good authority an incident similar to this occurring in recent times with Shaykh Mahmud Effendi in Istanbul (may Allah تعالى  protect him and give him health).  Shah Sahib said pg.134: He said:  Muhammad Fazil …

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Fiqh of Promises

Salam.  I compiled these notes from the ‘Mawsuah’ volume 44 a while back.  As always those who are firmly grounded in Hanafi fiqh please send in any corrections.  Note: Please read carefully, the article is not saying it is ok to break promises, as some might misunderstand not fully reading it.  We ask Allah (Most …

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