"The Salafi Da’wah is now in disarray": Al-Albani

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…

07 Mar 2:00 PM 1 Read More...

Sunni standpoint on Shias

The following is an English translation of an Urdu work written by Sunni scholars at the request of the Chief Justice of Pakistan back in the year 2000 CE on the stance of the Sunni sect with regard to a minority sect known as the Shi’a.  The latter sect…

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The Status of Imam Abu Hanifah in the Science of Hadith

The following is a short work clarifying the status of the great Imam, Abu Hanifa (80-150 AH), and his rank as a trustworthy scholar of Hadith according to the soundest judgement of some major experts in Hadith, and other Islamic sciences.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abu Umar Irfan…

02 Mar 1:30 PM 0 Read More...

The Language of the Friday Khutbah - Mufti Taqi Usmani

The Friday khutbah is a condition (shart) for the validity of the Friday prayer. As such, the Friday prayer is not complete without it, Mufti Taqi Usmani gives the arguments that  the Friday Khutbah must be delivered in Arabic as has been done by the Sahaba and Pious predecessors (Salaf…

01 Mar 3:01 PM 0 Read More...

Raising the hands in Salah - another reply to Zubair Ali Za'i

This is another work by Faysal Khan (of Pakistan) in defence of the evidences used to substantiate the practice of non-raf’ul yadayn (not raising the hands) in Salah (namaz) after the initial Takbir of Salah as advocated by the Hanafi and Maliki schools of Sunni Islamic Law. In…

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