Praying 2 Rak‘āts Fajr Sunnah before Sunrise [after Farḍh]

باب قضاء ركعتي الفجر قبل طلوع الشمس
Chapter on making up (Qaḍhā’) the 2 Rak‘āts [Sunnah] of Fajr
before the rising of the sun

‘Allāmah Muḥammad ibn ‘Alī al-Nīmawī [d. 1322 A.H] رحمه الله
 

Translator’s preface

The following is an excerpt translated from the footnotes of Āthār al-Sunan…

21 Jul 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

Authenticity of a du'a at iftar time

Is the following du’a (supplication) said at the breaking of the fast (iftar) weak (da’eef) or not and can one act upon it?
اللَهُمَّ لك صُمْتُ، وعلى رِزْقِكَ أفْطَرْتُ
Answer:

The authenticity of the iftar du’a as in Sunan Abi Dawud and elsewhere may be determined as follows:

Sanad (chain of transmission) and…

28 Jun 10:30 AM 0 Read More...

Is Taraweeh 8 or 20 rak'ats according to some Hanafi 'Ulama or not?

Is Taraweeh 8 or 20 rak’ats according to some Hanafi ‘Ulama or not?
 

A refutation of Abdul Jalil Samrodi ‘al-Salafi’ and his  followers from the ‘Ahle Hadith’ sect on the Rak’ats of Taraweeh by the late Mufti Sayyid Abdur Rahim Lajpuri of India.

Preview:

Download HERE…

27 Jun 11:00 AM 0 Read More...

Difference of Approach in Dealing with Apparently Conflicting Aspects of the Sunnah

The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an abridged translation…

27 May 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Difference of the Jurists in Their Understanding of a Hadith

The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an abridged translation…

19 May 2:00 PM 0 Read More...