Archive for August, 2017

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...

Imam Ibn Jahbal and his reply to Ibn Taymiyya’s al Aqida al Hamawiyya on Jiha

The following is an English translation of Imam Ibn Jahbal al-Kilabi’s (d. 733 AH) al-Raddu ‘ala Man Qala bil-Jiha published under the title:  The Refutation of Him [Ibn Taymiyya] Who Attributes Direction (Jiha) to Allah.  The Introduction was by the late Shaykh Wahbi Sulayman Ghawji (d…

04 Aug 5:30 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...