• An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

    An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

    The following piece is by one of the leading scholars of India in his time known as Shaykh Abdal Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH).  It is with regard to a principle in the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) dealing with the issue of when the Jarh (disparagement) on a Hadith narrator is actually given precedence ...

  • Does Allah have a 'Shin'?

    Does Allah have a 'Shin'?

    In this audio, Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed spoke about a creedal point related to the unique Attributes of Allah subahana wa ta'ala.  It clarified if Allah has a specific attribute known as a "Saaq" which some people translate into English as a "Shin", by looking at what some of the elite from the early Mus...

  • The Sahaba, the Shi'a, and ibn Taymiyya

    The Sahaba, the Shi'a, and ibn Taymiyya

    The following is an audio discourse from the lessons on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed.  It covered the issue of how to love and venerate the Companions (Sahaba) of Allah's Messenger (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), as well as mentioning what the innovators from Shia'ism hold with regard...

  • The Blazing Star in Defence of a Narration from Malik al-Dar

    The Blazing Star in Defence of a Narration from Malik al-Dar

    The following work by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is a defence of the authenticity of the following narration: It is related from Malik al-Dar,`Umar’s treasurer, that the people suffered a drought during the time of `Umar (his khilafah), whereupon a man came to the grave of the Prophet and said: “O Mess...

  • The Fiqh of Eid al Fitr

    The Fiqh of Eid al Fitr

    The Fiqh of Eid al-Fitr   Praise be to Allah that is due from all grateful believers, a fullness of praise for all his favours: a praise that is abundantly sincere and blessed.  May the blessings of Allah be upon our beloved Master Muhammad, the chosen one, the Apostle of mercy and the seal of all P...

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An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

The following piece is by one of the leading scholars of India in his time known as…

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