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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A Brief Salah Manual: with some evidences and diagrams

The following is a small booklet on how to perform prayer with brief evidences accompanied by diagrams.  It also illustrates the difference in Salah between males and females as proven from some narrations.  It is a useful primer for children, new Muslims or as a refresher for adults also.  It…

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The Significance of the Month of Muharram and its Tenth day (Ashura)

The following booklet is a short and precise discussion on the importance and significance of the Holy month of Muharram which is the first month in the Islamic calendar.  It was compiled by a senior Hadith specialist of Indian origin by the name of Shaykh Fazlur Rahman Azmi who currently…

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