• The Severity of Narrating Fabricated Reports in Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace)

    The Severity of Narrating Fabricated Reports in Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace)

     ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH/1887 CE) stated in his Al-Athar al-Marfu’ah fi l-Akhbar al-Mawdu’ah, (pp.16-35): Know that the fuqaha and the muhaddithun in their entirety have clarified in their books that it is prohibited to narrate, cite and transmit fabricated (mawdu’) [hadith...

  • Can men place their hands on the chest in Salah?

    Can men place their hands on the chest in Salah?

    The following is an audio clip by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed summarising the issue of whether men may place their hands on the chest in Salah by means of an analysis of the main evidences used by certain  quarters in this age.  Not one of the famous 4 Imams of Islamic jurisprudence (via means of an authen...

  • Hanafi & Maliki Evidences for Not Raising Hands

    Hanafi & Maliki Evidences for Not Raising Hands

    The following is a short and succinct audio clip on the issue of why the Hanafi and vast majority of the Maliki Madhhab adherents do not raise the hands after the initial takbir in Salah. It is by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed: ...

  • Wa'il ibn Hujr (ra) & the Hands Below the Navel Hadith

    Wa'il ibn Hujr (ra) & the Hands Below the Navel Hadith

    The following audio is a short explanation of what Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed discussed in his article entitled:  Contentions on the Ziyada to Wa’il ibn Hujr’s Narration ...

  • 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 ...

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The Severity of Narrating Fabricated Reports in Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace)

The Severity of Narrating Fabricated Reports in Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace)

 ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH/1887 CE) stated in his Al-Athar al…

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