Al-Qawl al-Hasan: Defence of Atharus Sunan of Shaykh al-Nimawi

Many of us are aware of the pro Hanafi Hadith based work known as Atharus Sunan by Shaykh Muhammad Ali al Nimawi (d. 1322 AH/1904 CE). This work is quite popular even in our time with Urdu versions and subsequent commentaries on it also. The work was also translated…

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Three Simultaneous Divorces: One or Three?

This piece provides a detailed explanation on the issue of triple talaq (divorce) issued simultaneously in one occasion.  It contains an in-depth discussion on the Concensus (Ijma) on this issue. All opinions regarding triple talaq are cited with a thorough analysis of the evidences provided by each camp. A…

17 Apr 12:15 PM 0 Read More...

The Obligation of Taqlid - Sh. Fazlur Rahman Azmi

The following book is with regard to the obligation of Taqlid (following qualified scholarship) and the harms of abandoning it, with special regards to making Taqlid of an Individual Mujtahid Imam of the highest rank.  It was written by Shaykhul Hadith Fazlur Rahman ‘Azmi of South Africa.  The authors biography…

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Imam Abu Hanifah and Hadith

Imam Abu Hanifah and Hadith
By Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafiz al-Makki (d. 2017)

 
Translated by Mawlana Ismaeel Nakhuda
Translator’s foreword

The following is a translation of the introduction (by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafiz al-Makki) to Shaykh Latif al-Rahman al-Bahraichi al-Qasmi’s Al-Rasa’il…

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Regulations concerning prostrations for forgetfulness in Salah

Forgetfulness (Sahw) prostrations (sujud) are necessary (wajib) to perform for the omission of any of the essential (wajib) actions of the prayer if done inadvertently.  Sajda Sahw is thus optimally performed after one salam to the right at the end of the prayer (Salah). It consists of two prostrations  and…

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