Posts Tagged ‘fiqh’

Hadith of Ibn Mas’ud (ra) on not raising the hands in Salah

Question:  The Salafi writer known as Shaykh Abdur Rahman al-Mubarakpuri attempted to weaken the following narration in his commentary on Jami al-Tirmidhi known as Tuhfatul Ahwazi:

Hannâd narrated to us; Wakî‘ narrated to us; from Sufyân; from ‘Asim bin Kulayb; from ‘Abur-Rahmân ibn al…

10 Aug 11:30 PM 0 Read More...

A Reply to the Essay, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard”

Bismillāhir Rahmānir Rahīm

In the following, we will address a 9-page essay authored by Sheikh Hategekimana Hassan of Botswana called, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard.”[1] Sheikh Hategekimana attempts to show that growing the beard is not a precept of religion or Sharī‘ah, but merely…

17 May 6:14 PM 1 Read More...

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...

Who authored Usul al-Shashi?

The following article is with regard to the authorship of a famous work known as Usul al-Shashi that is studied in many of the Darul Ulum’s in the Indian subcontinent that follow the Dars-e-Nizami syllabus.  It was written by the Turkish academic, Dr. Mustafa Bedir, who…

12 Oct 5:00 PM 0 Read More...

Hanafi & Maliki Evidences for Not Raising Hands

The following is a short and succinct audio clip on the issue of why the Hanafi and vast majority of the Maliki Madhhab adherents do not raise the hands after the initial takbir in Salah. It is by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed…

29 Aug 10:30 AM 0 Read More...