• The obligation of adhering to a single Madhhab in all its rulings

    The obligation of adhering to a single Madhhab in all its rulings

    The following is an academically written article on the issue of whether the lay Muslim is obliged to adhere to the rulings of any of the Four Sunni Madhhabs (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi'i and Hanbali) in all of its rulings (ahkam) or not.  It was written by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman from England. ...

  • Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs?

    Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs?

    This essay developed from a lecture given in the United States, Canada, and England in 1994 and 1995. On each occasion, questions were taken, some of the most frequent of which have been answered in the subsequent chapters.  The work of the mujtahid Imams of Sacred Law, those who deduce shari‘a rulings...

  • Imām al-Shāṭibī’s Argument for the Necessity of Following One Madhhab in its Entirety

    Imām al-Shāṭibī’s Argument for the Necessity of Following One Madhhab in its Entirety

    Imām al-Shāṭibī’s Argument for the Necessity of Following One Madhhab in its Entirety Compiled by: Mufti Zameelur Rahman Imām Abū Isḥāq al-Shāṭibī (d. 790) makes a powerful uṣūlī argument in his al-Muwāfaqāt for the necessity of following one madhhab in its entirety. However, his langua...

  • Imam al-Mizzi, his brief incarceration and the Khalq af'al al-Ibad of Imam al-Bukhari

    Imam al-Mizzi, his brief incarceration and the Khalq af'al al-Ibad of Imam al-Bukhari

    In this updated article the following issues have been addressed in confutation of the claims circulated by certain individuals who are noted to be self-declared contemporary “Salafis” in creed (Aqida): i) That al-Hafiz Jamalud-Din al-Mizzi (d. 742 AH) was incarcerated for apparently levelling takfir (ex...

  • Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Salat al-‘Id

    Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Salat al-‘Id

    Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Salat al-‘Id Hadith One: A Sahih Marfoo‘ Hadith Near the end of his Sharh Ma‘ani al-Athar (2:371, Maktabah Haqqaniyyah), Imam al-Tahawi (d. 321 H) narrates: علي بن عبد الرحمن ويحيى بن عثمان قد حدثانا قالا: ثنا عبد الل...

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Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Salat al-‘Id

Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Salat al-‘Id

Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of

Salat al-‘Id
Hadith One: A Sahih Marfoo‘ Hadith
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