Is Giving a Lecture Before Jumu’a an Innovation?

The following is a short treatise on the issue of whether or not it is permissible to give a lecture on the day of Jumu’a before the Khatib delivers the formal Khutba.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abdal Wahhab al-Mahiyya and translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman on his…

19 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Proofs for the Differences in the Prayer of a Man and Woman

The following article by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman (from England) discussses the evidences and verdicts surrounding the issue of the differences in the Salah (prayer) between men and women.  Towards the end of the discussion he has also responded to the claims of the late Nasir al-Albani (d. 1999), who…

05 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Placing the Hands Below the Navel in Salah

The following is the translation of some of the evidences and discussion for placing the hands below the navel in Salah (prayer) as detailed in the 18 volume Arabic work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It also addresses some evidences used…

29 May 10:00 PM 0 Read More...

Islamic Months: Merits and Precepts

The following is a short e-book on the Islamic months and their merits and precepts.  It was compiled by Mufti Taqi Usmani of Karachi, Pakistan.  The following is a profile of Mufti Taqi:
Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani was born in 1943 in Deoband, India. He is the son of…

02 May 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Salah: The Muslim Prayer

The following is a beneficial work describing how to make ablution (wudu), the call to prayer (Azan) as well as the formal prayer (Salah) performed five times a day.  It is useful for new Muslims and young children who wish to learn the manner of Salah etc.  It has pictorial…

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