Short Statements of Creed from Imam Abu Hanifah

In a number of reports found in the biographies of al-Khatib al-Baghdadi and Ibn ‘Abd al-Barr, Imam Abu Hanifah succintly defines the beliefs of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa l-Jama’ah in the context of the different heresies of the time. I will mention five of…

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Imām al-Bayhaqī on Evidence for the Existence of the Creator

The following piece was translated and edited by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman.  It has been presented here with his permission:

Below we present a translation from Imām al-Bayhaqī’s celebrated work on Sunnī ‘aqīdah, al-I‘tiqād wa l-Hidāyah ilā Sabīl al-Rashād…

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Ibn Taymiyya and his predicting of future events!

The following is taken from the work uploaded – HERE

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In closing this section on the actions and views of certain Hanbalis promoted by many from Salafism in this age, it is also worth mentioning an incident regarding the Shaykh al-Islam of the detractors, Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728 AH…

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Shah Waliullah - transmitter of an Ashari Musalsal chain

Assalamu alaikum
The following is a scan from one of the Athbat (a book listing his chains of transmission via his teachers) of the Imam al-Hind, Shah Waliullah Muhaddith al-Dehlawi (d. 1176 AH), and his transmission of a unique musalsal sanad (patterned chain of transmission) which contains some…

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Did Imam al-Dhahabi write "al-Nasiha al-Dhahabiyya" to Ibn Taymiyya?

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A brother from Birmingham, UK, had once asked:

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I have recently read an article by abu rumaysah claiming that hafidth dhahabi did not write the nasee’ha. This is what he says:

 

“On the book ‘Naseehah adh-Dhahabiyyah’:
A book ascribed to adh-Dhahabee in…

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