Salafis say al-Istawa’ is Julus – Allah is Sitting

Says Pseudo Salafi ‘Shaykh’ al-Uthaimeen in Majmu Fatawa (vol. 1, no. 57) quoting Ibn al-Qayyim [provided by sh. Abul Hasan]:
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وأما تفسيره بالجلوس فقد نقل ابن القيم في الصواعق 4/1303 عن خارجة بن مصعب في قوله تعالى :  )الرحمن على العرش استوى((1) قوله: “وهل يكون الاستواء إلا الجلوس”. ا.هـ. وقد ورد ذكر الجلوس في حديث أخرجه الإمام أحمد عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما مرفوعاً. والله أعلم
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rough translation:

With respect to the sitting, Ibn al-Qayyim has reported in As-Sawaaiq 1303/4 from Kharijah bin Mus’ab…

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The Phrase ‘ bi dhatihi ‘ Explained

Some of the Imams of the past objected to the usage of the phrase bi dhatihi.

For example, regarding the hadith that says “God is between you and your qibla” (إِنَّ رَبَّهُ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْقِبْلَةِ)

Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani says that in this is a refutation on those who claim that God is above the…

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Tafwid of the Attributes of Allah according to Imam Mujirud-Din al-Hanbali (d. 927 AH)

Imam Mujir ad-Din al Ulaymi al Hanbali (d. 927H) comes from a notable family of Hanbali scholars as well as a descendant of Amirul Mu’mineen Umar bin al-Khattab (rad). Born in Ramla, the capital of Palestine in those days, he later moved to Bayt al Maqdis (Jerusalem…

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Book in Bengali defending the proofs for the Hanafi Salah and a reply to Salafi objections

Shaykh Abdul Matin from Bangladesh wrote a work in the Bangla (Bengali) language to defend the evidences used by the Hanafi Madhhab in over 600 pages.  The work has also cited the key evidences in the original Arabic language and answered the weak objections raised by the self proclaimed Salafi…

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A critical reply to the notes of the Saudi Mufti Abdul Aziz ibn Baz (d. 1999) to Fath al-Bari

The work attached below is a scholarly reply to  the late Saudi-Salafi Mufti, Abdul Aziz ibn Baz (d. 1999) and his footnotes to the magnum opus known as Fath al-Bari  by al-Hafiz ibn Hajar al Asqalani (d. 852 AH). The reply is by one of the senior…

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