Evidences for 17 rak’ats of Isha Salah in the Hanafi Madhhab

A breakdown of the actual rak’ats with evidences:

Four rak’ats Sunna (ghayr mu’akkada) before the Fard Salah:

The Four Rak’ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

Four Rak’ats Fard for Isha:

Jabir ibn Samura (ra) reported: The people of Kufa complained to Umar ibn al…

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Contradictions of Zubair Ali Zai in Hadith related issues

The following is the digital edition of an Urdu work entitled – Tanaqudat Zubair Ali Zai (Contradictions of Zubair Ali Zai). This work shows his contradictions related to Hadith and the Hadith narrator gradings he displayed in different works. It was written by Shaykh Zahoor Ahmed al-Hussaini of England. 
The…

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Differences in Salah between Men and Women: According to evidences

The following is a short work on the differences in Salah between men and women according to proof texts (dala’il) from the Hadith literature as well as the scholastic views of classical Sunni scholars of the past .  It contains a direct reply to the claims of modern day Salafism…

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The Correct Meaning of the Statement “When a Hadīth Is Authentic, It Is My Opinion”

The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an abridged translation…

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The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence

The following article entitled The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence is specific to any Eid day which falls on a Friday.  The article was written some years back as may be deciphered from the preface.

Translator’s Preface

As…

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