Forty Hadiths on Marriage: by Imam Ali al-Qari (d. 1014 AH)

This is an English translation of 40 hadiths on the value and significance of  Marriage in Islam by the leading Imam of his age, Ali al-Qari al-Hanafi (d. 1014 AH).  Its Arabic title is Raf al-Junah wa Khafd al-Janah bi-Arba’in hadithan fi bab al…

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"Salafi" scholars who authenticated al-Bayhaqi's narration for 20 rak'ats Taraweeh

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With regard to the famous narrations for the validity of 20 Rak’ats of Taraweeh in Umar ibn al-Khattab’s (ra) time as recorded via one route in al-Sunan al-Kubra of Imam al-Bayhaqi and via another route in his Ma’rifatus Sunan, two contemporary…

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Salat al-Tarawih from I'la al Sunan of Sh. Zafar Ahmed Uthmani

The following is an English translation of the chapter regarding Salatul Tarawih as found in the 18 volume work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed al-Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It was translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman from the USA and uploaded here with his permission…

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Nur al-Idah: The Light of Clarification - by Imam Shurunbulali (d.1069AH)

This is a translation of Nur al-Idah, A Classical Manual of Islamic jurisprudence.  It was translated from the Arabic with Commentary and Notes by Shaykh Wesam Charkawi.

Nur al-Idah is principally a Hanafi text which includes vast areas of jurisprudence, namely, the rulings pertaining to worship. It leaves…

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Imam Qāsim ibn Quṭlūbughā on how to determine the preponderant view (tarjīḥ) in the Hanafi Madhhab

The following discussion and verdict of the foremost Hanafi jurist and Hadith scholar of his age known as Imam Qāsim ibn Quṭlūbughā (d. 879 AH) has been extracted and presented here from the recently published work entitled, ‘Rule-Formulation and Binding Precedent in the Madhhab-Law Tradition…

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