Month: October 2009

Saying كرم الله وجهه For Imam Ali: Imam al-Saffarini al-Hanbali

Salam I found the following point of benefit in the work of the great Hanbali Sunni, Imam al-Saffarini al-Hanbali (d.1188) from his work entitled ‘Ghidha al-Albab’ (1/24-25 ).  I had been wanting to post something on this for some time, not least due to many of us having inherited this practice due to hearing it …

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Garments Below Ankles (Isbal) in the Hanbali School- Shaykh al-Asmari

Shaykh Salih al-Asmari was questioned regarding the relied upon opinion in the Hanbali school related to the hanging of a persons garments below their ankles without pride and without a need to do so.  The summary of his answer is that it is disliked and not unlawful.   He answered with the following: Answer: The …

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Divine Mercy-Burdah

Salam, I came across Imam al-Bayjuri’s beneficial commentary of the ‘Burdah’ last night, and finding myself finally having some time for myself today without being mentally exhausted I thought I would share some of it with those readers who pass by this blog.  I have left the linguistic and deeper theological discussions out of this …

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