Archive for August, 2017

Significance of the First Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja‏

Significance of the First Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja‏
Article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed
 

Once again a period of divine blessings has entered upon us with the opportunity to reap rewards, forgiveness and spiritual elevation. Dhu’l Hijjah is the twelfth month in the Islamic…

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

Should men place the hands on the chest in Salah?

This is a  section from al-I’lam bi-takbir al-musalli bi makan wad’il yadayn ba’d takbiratul ihram by the Saudi based writer known as  Khalid al-Shaya  – [a student of the late Saudi Mufti – Abdal Aziz ibn Baz (d. 1999 CE) and the late Yemeni writer…

19 Aug 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Imam al Tahawi on Performing Farḍh behind someone praying Nafl

Translator’s preface

The following is an excerpt translated from the chapter: ‘A person performing Farḍh (obligatory prayer) behind one praying Nafl (supererogatory prayer)’, of Imām Abū Ja‘far al-Ṭaḥāwī’s[1] masterpiece; Sharḥ Ma‘ānī ‘l-Āthār[2]. This is also the opinion upheld…

10 Aug 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

False Accusations Against Imam Abū Ḥanīfah Ascribed to Imam al-Ghazāli

False Accusations Against Imām Abū Ḥanīfah
Ascribed to Imām al-Ghazālī[1]  Translated by Abu Humayd
 

 

The following is a part-translation of the First Muqaddamah in ‘Khayrāt ‘l-Ḥisān’ of Ḥāfiẓ Shihāb ‘l-Dīn Ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī al…

05 Aug 1:15 PM 0 Read More...

Ḥadīth regarding al-Ḥajar ‘l-Aswad

The black stone (al-Ḥajar ‘l-Aswad) has many virtues, one of them is the ability to clear your sins (by Allāh’s leave) when you kiss or touch it, Imām al-Tirmidhī has related in his Jāmi‘ (877):
حدثنا قتيبة حدثنا جرير عن عطاء بن السائب عن سعيد بن جبير عن ابن عباس قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم
 
نزل الحجر الأسود من الجنة وهو أشد بياضا من اللبن فسودته خطايا بني آدم قال وفي الباب عن عبد الله بن عمرو وأبي هريرة قال أبو عيسى حديث ابن عباس حديث حسن صحيح
(Imām al-Tirmidhī says) Qutaybah related to…

01 Aug 2:00 PM 0 Read More...