Archive for August, 2019

The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence

The following article entitled The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence is specific to any Eid day which falls on a Friday.  The article was written some years back as may be deciphered from the preface.

Translator’s Preface

As…

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

The Secret to a Student’s Success

The Secret to a Student’s Success
By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
 

It is inborn in our nature that we are always in pursuit of success irrespective of the goal at hand. From the eager medical student awaiting his test results to the restless bachelor searching for his other half…

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

Book Review: “An Introduction to the Disciplines of the Noble Hadīth”

Book Review: “An Introduction to the Disciplines of the Noble Hadīth” 
Author: Mufti Abdul Mālik al-Kumillā’ī
By Muntasir Zamān
Being the second source of Islāmic law, the blessed hadīths of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) hold a lofty position in the…

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

A Day in The Life of Hāfiż Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalānī

A Day in The Life of Hāfiż Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalānī
By Shams al-Dīn al-Sakhāwī[1] Translated by: Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
[Translator’s Preface:

“The beauty of the skies lies in the stars; the beauty of the earth lies in the pious.”

The following…

09 Aug 2:32 PM 0 Read More...

A Dictionary of Islamic Terms

This is a dictionary of Islamic terms by Dr. Muhammad Ali Alkhuli.  The author said in his introduction:

“I felt the need for a dictionary of Islamic terms while I was writing some English books on Islam to introduce the Islamic religion to non-Muslims.  I also found that many…

01 Aug 7:00 PM 0 Read More...