25 Supplications (Dua's) from the Holy Qur'an

Du’a is an act of worship to Allah subhana wa ta’ala for the fulfilment of certain particular needs. It is a means by which a servant of Allah who is utterly helpless and in total dependence on the Creator relies upon for assistance. It is a route through…

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Book Review: “An Introduction to the Disciplines of the Noble Hadīth”

The following piece has been distributed here with permission of the author.  This work is noteworthy for the scholars and students of the esteemed Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith).
Book Review: “An Introduction to the Disciplines of the Noble Hadīth” 
Author: Mufti Abdul Mālik al-Kumillā’ī
By…

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Hadith Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Witr

This is a collection of hadith proofs for the Hanafi method of Witr. It is divided into five sections:

The first section is on the evidences for Witr consisting of three rak‘ahs
The second is on the evidences for there being only one set of salams for Witr
The…

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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...