Archive for April, 2017

Imam Abul Hasan al Ash’ari: 4 vols on an Imam of Ahlus Sunna wa al Jama’a

This is a 4 volume work on the life, times and contribution of Imam Abul Hasan al-Ash’ari (d. 324 AH) by contemporary Islamic scholars, Arabic manuscript experts, Historians and specialist researchers, with a foreword by the current Shaykh al-Azhar of Egypt – Dr. Ahmed al-Tayyib.  A conference…

25 Apr 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

Al-Qawl al-Hasan: Defence of Atharus Sunan of Shaykh al-Nimawi

Many of us are aware of the pro Hanafi Hadith based work known as Atharus Sunan by Shaykh Muhammad Ali al Nimawi (d. 1322 AH/1904 CE). This work is quite popular even in our time with Urdu versions and subsequent commentaries on it also. The work was also translated…

21 Apr 1:15 PM 0 Read More...

Three Simultaneous Divorces: One or Three?

This piece provides a detailed explanation on the issue of triple talaq (divorce) issued simultaneously in one occasion.  It contains an in-depth discussion on the Concensus (Ijma) on this issue. All opinions regarding triple talaq are cited with a thorough analysis of the evidences provided by each camp. A…

17 Apr 12:15 PM 1 Read More...

The Obligation of Taqlid – Sh. Fazlur Rahman Azmi

The following book is with regard to the obligation of Taqlid (following qualified scholarship) and the harms of abandoning it, with special regards to making Taqlid of an Individual Mujtahid Imam of the highest rank.  It was written by Shaykhul Hadith Fazlur Rahman ‘Azmi of South Africa.  The authors biography…

14 Apr 1:15 PM 0 Read More...

Scholarly verdicts on Ibn Abi’l Izz and his Sharh on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya

The following are selected verdicts on the status and standing of Ibn Abi’l Izz (d. 792 AH) who authored a commentary on Aqida Tahawiyya which is promoted by many adherents to Salafism in the last few decades.  A number of them have also edited this named work with their…

05 Apr 12:00 PM 2 Read More...