Differences between the virtuous Hanbalis and contemporary Salafism

The following is a book entitled – al-Sada al-Hanabila wa Ikhtilafuhum ma’a al-Salafiyya al-Muasira fi’l Aqida wa’l Fiqh wa’l Tasawwuf by Shaykh Mustafa Hamdu Ulayyan al-Hanbali. It covers the major and minor differences between the contemporary Salafi sect and the real followers…

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Clear-Cut Answers for those who Reject Weak Ah̩ãdĩth (for faḍā’il al-aʿmāl)

Clear-Cut Answers for those who Reject Weak Ah̩ãdĩth
(for faḍā’il al-aʿmāl)

Foreword by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed
 

Praise be to Allah that is due from all grateful believers, a fullness of praise for all his favours: a praise that is…

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Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

The following question was answered by Shaykh Shahinur Rahman from England based on a narration being circulated via social media in recent times.

Question:

Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl?

Answer:

The alleged incident…

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The Muḥaddith’s Etiquette - by Imām al-Dhahabī (d. 748 AH)

The Muḥaddith’s Etiquette 
Imām Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad al-Dhahabī ؒ 
It is an imperative that the student of knowledge correct his intention: whoever studies Ḥadīth to compete, boast, [publicly] narrate,[1] to find employment or to be applauded on his knowledge, is a failure; and…

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The Sources of Fiqh - A General survey by Professor Ahmad Hasan

The following is a short article detailing the Sources of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) by the late Professor Ahmad Hasan.    The late Professor was the first person to translate the famous hadith collection known as Sunan Abi Dawud into English in 3 volumes.
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