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Evidences for 17 rak’ats of Isha Salah in the Hanafi Madhhab

A breakdown of the actual rak’ats with evidences:

Four rak’ats Sunna (ghayr mu’akkada) before the Fard Salah:

The Four Rak’ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

Four Rak’ats Fard for Isha:

Jabir ibn Samura (ra) reported: The people of Kufa complained to Umar ibn al…

24 Oct 6:00 PM 0 Read More...

The Hadiths Cited by the Early Hanafi Fuqaha

Some people have the misunderstanding that the early Hanafī scholars whose books are in wide use today, like Shams al-A’immah al-Sarakhsī (d. 490 H), Malik al-‘Ulamā’ al-Kāsānī (d. 587 H) and Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī (d. 593), were…

23 Sep 11:00 AM 0 Read More...

The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence

The following article entitled The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence is specific to any Eid day which falls on a Friday.  The article was written some years back as may be deciphered from the preface.

Translator’s Preface

As…

28 Aug 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

A question on Muqbil ibn Hadi’s work against Imam Abu Hanifa

The following question was posted – HERE –

Shaykh Muqbil bin Hadi al-Wadi’i’ has written a 400 page book entitled “Nashr al-Sahifa fi Dhikr al-Sahih min Aqwal A’immat al-Jarh wa al-Ta`dil fi Abi Hanifa” which is jam-packed with criticism on Abu Hanifa from…

14 Jul 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

The Four Rak’ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

In some of the books of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) there is a mention of the performance of four rak’ats of Salah before the actual obligatory (Fard) four rak’ats of the Isha Salah. This specific number of rak’ats of Salah before the Isha has been designated as being…

12 May 1:30 PM 0 Read More...