Archive for August, 2017

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…

31 Aug 8:00 PM 1 Read More...

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…

29 Aug 10:30 AM 0 Read More...

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…

28 Aug 10:00 AM 1 Read More...

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…

24 Aug 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

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…

22 Aug 7:15 PM 0 Read More...