Posts Tagged ‘ash’ari’

Imām al-Bayhaqī’s Letter to ‘Amīd al-Mulk on Imām Abu l-Hasan al-Ash‘arī

In his comprehensive hagio-biography of Imām Abu l-Hasan al-Ash‘arī (260 – 324 H) Tabyīn Kadhib al-Muftarī, Hāfiz Ibn ‘Asākir (499 – 571 H) quotes a lengthy letter written by Imām al-Bayhaqī (384 – 458 H) to the grand vizier of the Seljuk…

22 Apr 3:10 PM 0 Read More...

Imām al-Bayhaqī on Evidence for the Existence of the Creator

The following piece was translated and edited by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman.  It has been presented here with his permission:

Below we present a translation from Imām al-Bayhaqī’s celebrated work on Sunnī ‘aqīdah, al-I‘tiqād wa l-Hidāyah ilā Sabīl al-Rashād…

30 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Ibn Taymiyya and his predicting of future events!

The following is taken from the work uploaded – HERE

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In closing this section on the actions and views of certain Hanbalis promoted by many from Salafism in this age, it is also worth mentioning an incident regarding the Shaykh al-Islam of the detractors, Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728 AH…

01 Mar 3:30 PM 0 Read More...

Shah Waliullah – transmitter of an Ashari Musalsal chain

Assalamu alaikum
The following is a scan from one of the Athbat (a book listing his chains of transmission via his teachers) of the Imam al-Hind, Shah Waliullah Muhaddith al-Dehlawi (d. 1176 AH), and his transmission of a unique musalsal sanad (patterned chain of transmission) which contains some…

14 Feb 12:00 PM 2 Read More...

Al-Sharh al Kabir: Commentary on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya by Dr. Sa’id Fouda

The following is the downloadable version of al-Sharh al Kabir, being a monumental and large commentary on al-Aqida al Tahawiyya in over 1450 pages and 2 volumes, by the contemporary Sunni scholar, Shaykh Dr. Sa’id Fouda of Amman, Jordan.  This work has exemplified the true and real…

11 Jan 9:45 PM 4 Read More...