Archive for January, 2019

A Diamond Among Rocks: Nisāb Al-Ihtisāb (The Manual of Al-Ihtisāb)

Among the many contributions of Islām which Muslims have rightfully
boasted of through the ages has undoubtedly been its contribution in
the line of academia. The very first revelation to the Messenger of
Allāh (peace and blessings be upon him) bears first hand testimony to
this fact…

22 Jan 9:30 AM 0 Read More...

Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

The following question was answered by Shaykh Shahinur Rahman from England based on a narration being circulated via social media in recent times.

Question:

Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl?

Answer:

The alleged incident…

18 Jan 1:30 PM 7 Read More...

Munazarah Literature in Urdu: An Extra-Curricular Educational Input in Pakistan’s Religious Education

Munazarah Literature in Urdu: An Extra-Curricular Educational Input in Pakistan’s Religious Education

Author: Tariq Rahman

Abstract:

This article looks at the institution of debate, the munazarah, in the religious education sector of Pakistan. It argues that the munazarah occupies an important position in madrasah education and the ‘ulama…

14 Jan 1:45 PM 0 Read More...

The Muḥaddith’s Etiquette – by Imām al-Dhahabī (d. 748 AH)

The Muḥaddith’s Etiquette 
Imām Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad al-Dhahabī ؒ 
It is an imperative that the student of knowledge correct his intention: whoever studies Ḥadīth to compete, boast, [publicly] narrate,[1] to find employment or to be applauded on his knowledge, is a failure; and…

09 Jan 1:15 PM 0 Read More...