Akhbar al-Fuqaha Narration on Non Raf'ul Yadayn

This article by Shaykh Rayhan Jawaid examines a unique narration from the Akhbar al-Fuqaha of Imam Muhammad ibn Harith al-Khushani (D. 361AH) mentioning the abrogation of the raising of the hands in Salah after the initial Takbir (Tark Raf’ul Yadayn fis Salah) from the Sahabi – ‘Abdullah Ibn…

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Understanding Taqlid - by Mufti Muhammad Sajaad

This is the 2nd edition of a short work on what precisely  is Taqlid (following of qualified scholarship of the most highest rank) as explained on the basis of statements from the major sources of Islamic law (Shari’a) as well as a number of legal edicts (fatawa)  from a…

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The Differences in the Description of Prayer between the Salafī Scholars

Introduction

 For quite a while, very deceiving tactics have been utilised by the non-Madhhabīs (also known as Salafiyyah) over the past few decades to lure people into their sect. The most prominent of these tactics is to have the unsuspecting public thinking that having differences of opinion in…

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Should men place the hands on the chest in Salah?

This is a  section from al-I’lam bi-takbir al-musalli bi makan wad’il yadayn ba’d takbiratul ihram by the Saudi based writer known as  Khalid al-Shaya  – [a student of the late Saudi Mufti – Abdal Aziz ibn Baz (d. 1999 CE) and the late Yemeni writer…

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False Accusations Against Imam Abū Ḥanīfah Ascribed to Imam al-Ghazāli

False Accusations Against Imām Abū Ḥanīfah
Ascribed to Imām al-Ghazālī[1]  Translated by Abu Humayd
 

 

The following is a part-translation of the First Muqaddamah in ‘Khayrāt ‘l-Ḥisān’ of Ḥāfiẓ Shihāb ‘l-Dīn Ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī al…

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