Archive for October, 2017

Akhbar al-Fuqaha Narration on Non Raf’ul Yadayn

This article by Shaykh Rayhan Jawaid examines a unique narration from the Akhbar al-Fuqaha of Imam Muhammad ibn Harith al-Khushani (D. 361AH) mentioning the abrogation of the raising of the hands in Salah after the initial Takbir (Tark Raf’ul Yadayn fis Salah) from the Sahabi – ‘Abdullah Ibn…

30 Oct 1:30 PM 3 Read More...

The Beginner’s Gift – Free Download of a Classical Fiqh Manual

Visitors to this website maybe aware of the classical Hanafi fiqh primer entitled The Beginner’s Gift which we published back in 2011, and were joined in the UK for its launch by Shaykh Yahya bin Muhammad al-Mulla of al-Ahsa (Saudi Arabia).
Though the book was published in…

21 Oct 2:30 PM 3 Read More...

Understanding Taqlid – by Mufti Muhammad Sajaad

This is the 2nd edition of a short work on what precisely  is Taqlid (following of qualified scholarship of the most highest rank) as explained on the basis of statements from the major sources of Islamic law (Shari’a) as well as a number of legal edicts (fatawa)  from a…

13 Oct 6:30 PM 0 Read More...

Imam al-Mizzi, his brief incarceration and the Khalq af’al al-Ibad of Imam al-Bukhari

In this updated article the following issues have been addressed in confutation of the claims circulated by certain individuals who are noted to be self-declared contemporary “Salafis” in creed (Aqida):

i) That al-Hafiz Jamalud-Din al-Mizzi (d. 742 AH) was incarcerated for apparently levelling takfir (excommunication of…

02 Oct 7:00 PM 3 Read More...