A Complete Guide For Daily Salah (Namaz)

The following  is a short work on how to perform Salah with succinct evidences provided for the matters presented.  It also presented evidences for the number of rak’ats for various prayers according the time of the day, night, or month (like Taraweeh), as well as the method of Salah…

19 Feb 1:13 PM 0 Read More...

Athar as-Sunan: Traditions of the Sunnah - By Shaykh al-Nimawi

Athar as-Sunan: Traditions of the Sunnah. The Book of Proofs For Purification and Prayer. 

 

In this classic work Allamah an-Nimawi relates fiqh rulings, particularly those of the Hanafi madhhab, to their source Hadiths, reviewing what the leading scholars have said about their chains of transmission. Footnotes indicate…

21 Jan 10:33 PM 0 Read More...

Raising the hands in Salah - another reply to Zubair Ali Za'i

This is another work by Faysal Khan (of Pakistan) in defence of the evidences used to substantiate the practice of non-raf’ul yadayn (not raising the hands) in Salah (namaz) after the initial Takbir of Salah as advocated by the Hanafi and Maliki schools of Sunni Islamic Law. In…

08 Jan 7:10 PM 0 Read More...

Kashf al Rayn - on Raising the hands in Salah - by Imam Muhammad Hashim al Sindi (d. 1174 AH)

Kashf al Rayn fi mas’ala Raf’ul Yadayn is a work verifying the Hanafi and Maliki schools’ stance; that the hands should not be raised after the initial takbir of Salah, meaning, no raising of the hands in the other stages of Salah.  It was written by the great…

03 Jan 6:30 PM 0 Read More...

Basic Usul al-Fiqh Terminology

This is a short file by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explaining in bite-size chunks what Usul al-Fiqh (Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence) is, it’s main definitions (with basic explanations of terminology), and how it applies in every day life as a practicing Muslim. A must read…

28 Mar 10:24 PM 0 Read More...