Is Giving a Lecture Before Jumu’a an Innovation?

The following is a short treatise on the issue of whether or not it is permissible to give a lecture on the day of Jumu’a before the Khatib delivers the formal Khutba.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abdal Wahhab al-Mahiyya and translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman on his…

19 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Proofs for the Differences in the Prayer of a Man and Woman

The following article by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman (from England) discussses the evidences and verdicts surrounding the issue of the differences in the Salah (prayer) between men and women.  Towards the end of the discussion he has also responded to the claims of the late Nasir al-Albani (d. 1999), who…

05 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

The Position of Imam Abu Hanifah (ra) in the Science of Hadith

The following is a short booklet entitled: “The Position of Imam Abu Hanifah (ra) in the Science of Hadith”, by Shaykh Habibur Rahman A’zami of India (and translated by Mufti Mujibur Rahman of Darul Uloom New York)  .  He is not to be confused with the late and more famous…

02 Jun 8:00 PM 0 Read More...

Placing the Hands Below the Navel in Salah

The following is the translation of some of the evidences and discussion for placing the hands below the navel in Salah (prayer) as detailed in the 18 volume Arabic work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It also addresses some evidences used…

29 May 10:00 PM 0 Read More...

Al-Albani on "The Saplings" in his Sect

Nasir al-Albani (d. 1999 CE), who was one of the major proponents and outspoken representatives of a modern day sect that describes itself as “Salafiyya”, spoke with some beneficial truth regarding a fact that was well known about many of those attached to his very own sect; namely that…

10 Mar 10:51 PM 0 Read More...