Posts Tagged ‘sunna’

The Essentials of Jumu’a (Friday) – by Ibrahim Madani

The following is a link to the pdf version of this important and valuable work presented in the English language with regards to the jurisprudence (fiqh) of the most important day in the Muslim weekly calendar, Yaum al-Jumu’a (Friday), and the injunctions connected to it according to the…

25 Mar 8:00 PM 0 Read More...

Who are the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah?

The following is a short and succinct audio on who are the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah in reality.  It is in effect a clarification of what is the Saved sect (firqatun-najiyya) out of the 73 sects that this Umma has divided into.  It is from the lectures on…

10 Sep 1:00 PM 1 Read More...

An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

The following piece is by one of the leading scholars of India in his time known as Shaykh Abdal Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH).  It is with regard to a principle in the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) dealing with the issue of when the Jarh (disparagement) on…

24 Aug 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Is Giving a Lecture Before Jumu’a an Innovation?

The following is a short treatise on the issue of whether or not it is permissible to give a lecture on the day of Jumu’a before the Khatib delivers the formal Khutba.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abdal Wahhab al-Mahiyya and translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman on his…

19 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Placing the Hands Below the Navel in Salah

The following is the translation of some of the evidences and discussion for placing the hands below the navel in Salah (prayer) as detailed in the 18 volume Arabic work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It also addresses some evidences used…

29 May 10:00 PM 0 Read More...