Rare Musalsal Hadiths: Narrated by Shaykh Yasin al Fadani (d. 1990)

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The following are some rare Musalsal Hadiths narrated by the late Makkan Hadith scholar and the most prolific transmitter of Hadith with their chains of transmission (asanid) in his age (Musnid al-Asr), Allama Shaykh Muhammad Yasin al-Fadani al-Makki (b. 1916 CE – d. 21 st July…

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Hadith of Ibn Mas'ud (ra) on not raising the hands in Salah

Question:  The Salafi writer known as Shaykh Abdur Rahman al-Mubarakpuri attempted to weaken the following narration in his commentary on Jami al-Tirmidhi known as Tuhfatul Ahwazi:

Hannâd narrated to us; Wakî‘ narrated to us; from Sufyân; from ‘Asim bin Kulayb; from ‘Abur-Rahmân ibn al…

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A Reply to the Essay, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard”

Bismillāhir Rahmānir Rahīm

In the following, we will address a 9-page essay authored by Sheikh Hategekimana Hassan of Botswana called, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard.”[1] Sheikh Hategekimana attempts to show that growing the beard is not a precept of religion or Sharī‘ah, but merely…

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Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools

Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools is a translation of Volume I of al-Fiqh ‘ala al-Madhahib al-Arba ‘ah, by the Azhari scholar Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Jaziri (1882-1941).

Dealing with the forms of worship (ibadat), this work offers an in-depth discussion of…

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Chronological List of Prominent Hadīth Scholars

The importance of knowing the dates of birth/death of the scholars cannot be stressed enough, for it holds a high status in Islāmic knowledge in general and in the science of Hadīth in particular. Thus, Imām ‘Alī ibn al-Madīnī mentions, “Comprehension of the meaning…

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