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…

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The Hadiths Cited by the Early Hanafi Fuqaha

Some people have the misunderstanding that the early Hanafī scholars whose books are in wide use today, like Shams al-A’immah al-Sarakhsī (d. 490 H), Malik al-‘Ulamā’ al-Kāsānī (d. 587 H) and Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī (d. 593), were…

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Who is Right According to Qur'an and Sunnah: Ibn Baaz, Ibn Uthaymeen or Albani?

The opponents of the four Madhabs, also known as Salafis, would have us believe that the differences between the madhabs would not exist had the madhabs all followed the Qur’an and Sunnah. In this is an insinuation that the madhabs do not necessarily follow authentic hadith. This is why…

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The Language of the Friday Khutbah - Mufti Taqi Usmani

The Friday khutbah is a condition (shart) for the validity of the Friday prayer. As such, the Friday prayer is not complete without it, Mufti Taqi Usmani gives the arguments that  the Friday Khutbah must be delivered in Arabic as has been done by the Sahaba and Pious predecessors…

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The Correct Meaning of the Statement “When a Hadīth Is Authentic, It Is My Opinion”

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…

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