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…

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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…

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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…

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Studies in Hadith methodology and literature

This book discusses the methodology and literature of ahadith. It is divided into 2 parts, part 1 deals with the methodology of the hadith, and the second part discusses the literature, introducing the  principal books, as well as others which had great significance and represent a stage in the compilation…

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Sunan ibn Majah – Maknaz edition – certified by al Azhar University

The Maknaz edition of the famous  hadith collection known as the Sunan of Imam Ibn Majah  (d. 273 AH)  is considered to be one of the best ever printed editions with meticulous attention to detail given when typesetting, and the minimisation of errors when producing the final edition from the…

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