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  • The Differences in the Description of Prayer between the Salafī Scholars

    The Differences in the Description of Prayer between the Salafī Scholars

    Introduction  For quite a while, very deceiving tactics have been utilised by the non-Madhhabīs (also known as Salafiyyah) over the past few decades to lure people into their sect. The most prominent of these tactics is to have the unsuspecting public thinking that having differences of opinion in matte...

  • The Isnād System: An Unbroken Link to The Prophet

    The Isnād System: An Unbroken Link to The Prophet

    The Isnād System: An Unbroken Link to The Prophet By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman Pause for a moment, and ask yourself: what are the greatest accomplishments of the Muslim civilization? At first thought, a number of things will probably come to mind, ranging from mathematics to medicine to architecture—perhaps ...

  • The Jewel of The Theologians in Light of The Islamic Creed

    The Jewel of The Theologians in Light of The Islamic Creed

    I was forwarded this relatively short work originally compiled in Arabic by the late Syrian Shaykh, Tahir al Jazairi (d. 1920), entitled Al-Jawahir al Kalamiyyah fi Idah al-Aqidah al-Islamiyya, with its subsequent English translation entitled The Jewel of The Theologians in Light of The Islamic Creed.  The a...

  • The Fiqh of Eid al-Adha

    The Fiqh of Eid al-Adha

    The deen of al-Islam has two major holidays, Eid al-Fitr which is celebrated at the end of fasting in the month of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha which is celebrated on the 10th of Dhu’l Hijjah. As for feasting and celebrating then this has a reference point from the Holy Qur’an (Sura al-Ma’ida, 5:114, with th...

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The Differences in the Description of Prayer between the Salafī Scholars

The Differences in the Description of Prayer between the Salafī Scholars

Introduction

 For quite a while, very deceiving tactics have been utilised by the non-Madhhabīs (also…

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