Should men place the hands on the chest in Salah?

This is a  section from al-I’lam bi-takbir al-musalli bi makan wad’il yadayn ba’d takbiratul ihram by the Saudi based writer known as  Khalid al-Shaya  – [a student of the late Saudi Mufti – Abdal Aziz ibn Baz (d. 1999 CE) and the late Yemeni writer…

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Paradise and Hell-fire as expounded by Imam al-Qurtubi

This is the English translation of the section on Paradise and Hell-fire as described by Imam al-Qurtubi in his al-Tadhkira fi ahwal al mawta wal akhira.  This edition lists some 259 narrations all connected to the issue of the human soul before the state of death, at…

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Forty Hadith on Divine Mercy

The following is a collection of Forty Hadiths on the sublime and unique nature of Allah’s Divine Mercy:

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Did any Hanafis Tamper with a Narration in Sunan Abi Dawud?

Of the later pseudo-Salafis of this age, one late writer from Pakistan was the late Sultan Mahmud al-Jalalpuri (d. 1995) who claimed that some Hanafi Ulama from the Indian subcontinent made tahreef (distortion) of a narration found in the Sunan of Imam Abu Dawud (d. 275 AH), in…

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An investigation (Tahqiq) into the term "Ahlul Hadith"

This booklet explains the meaning of the term “Ahl ul Hadith.” This term is used in many books emanating from different periods. The late author, al-Shaykh al-Muhaddith Habibur Rahman al-A’zami (d. 1992) of India spent his life teaching, writing, as well as editing some major Hadith…

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