Who are the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama'ah?

The following is a short and succinct audio on who are the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah in reality.  It is in effect a clarification of what is the Saved sect (firqatun-najiyya) out of the 73 sects that this Umma has divided into.  It is from the lectures on…

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Ibn Taymiyya And His Times: Review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal

The following is a link to download or read the review by Ustadh Imran Iqbal on the book entitled – Ibn Taymiyya And His Times,  Yossef Rapoport and Shahab Ahmed (eds.) Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiv + 400 pp., ISBN 978-0-19-547834-1.

 

 

Table of contents:
Foreword…

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The Severity of Narrating Fabricated Reports in Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace)

 ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH/1887 CE) stated in his Al-Athar al-Marfu’ah fi l-Akhbar al-Mawdu’ah, (pp.16-35):

Know that the fuqaha and the muhaddithun in their entirety have clarified in their books that it is prohibited to narrate, cite…

01 Sep 6:00 PM 0 Read More...

Can men place their hands on the chest in Salah?

The following is an audio clip by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed summarising the issue of whether men may place their hands on the chest in Salah by means of an analysis of the main evidences used by certain  quarters in this age.  Not one of the famous 4 Imams…

31 Aug 8:00 PM 1 Read More...

An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

The following piece is by one of the leading scholars of India in his time known as Shaykh Abdal Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH).  It is with regard to a principle in the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) dealing with the issue of when the Jarh (disparagement) on…

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