Al-Qawl al-Hasan: Defence of Atharus Sunan of Shaykh al-Nimawi

Many of us are aware of the pro Hanafi Hadith based work known as Atharus Sunan by Shaykh Muhammad Ali al Nimawi (d. 1322 AH/1904 CE). This work is quite popular even in our time with Urdu versions and subsequent commentaries on it also. The work was also translated…

21 Apr 1:15 PM 0 Read More...

Three Simultaneous Divorces: One or Three?

This piece provides a detailed explanation on the issue of triple talaq (divorce) issued simultaneously in one occasion.  It contains an in-depth discussion on the Concensus (Ijma) on this issue. All opinions regarding triple talaq are cited with a thorough analysis of the evidences provided by each camp. A…

17 Apr 12:15 PM 0 Read More...

Scholarly verdicts on Ibn Abi'l Izz and his Sharh on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya

The following are selected verdicts on the status and standing of Ibn Abi’l Izz (d. 792 AH) who authored a commentary on Aqida Tahawiyya which is promoted by many adherents to Salafism in the last few decades.  A number of them have also edited this named work with their…

05 Apr 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

Imam Abu Hanifah and Hadith

Imam Abu Hanifah and Hadith
By Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafiz al-Makki (d. 2017)

 
Translated by Mawlana Ismaeel Nakhuda
Translator’s foreword

The following is a translation of the introduction (by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafiz al-Makki) to Shaykh Latif al-Rahman al-Bahraichi al-Qasmi’s Al-Rasa’il…

02 Apr 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

On Imam Abu Hanifah being the Most Learned of his Time

On Imam Abu Hanifah being the Most Learned of his Time
by Shaykh Zafar Ahmad ‘Uthmani (d. 1974)

Translated by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman
Hafiz al-Sam‘ani said in al-Ansab under the biography of Imam Abu Hanifah:

He occupied himself in seeking knowledge, and he excelled therein until he…

31 Mar 12:00 PM 0 Read More...