Posts Tagged ‘sunni’

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…

18 Jan 1:30 PM 0 Read More...

The Qur’an and the Orientalists

The following is a work by the late Dr. Mohar Ali entitled: “The Qur’an and the Orientalists: An Examination of their Main Theories and Assumptions.”
The author has met the orientalists on their own grounds. He has taken up their arguments and assumptions one by one, dealing with each…

24 Dec 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Various Quotes Regarding Allah & His Attributes Ascribed to Imam Ahmad by the ‘Ulema

ON ATTRIBUTING A BODY (JISM) TO ALLAH

[The Imam and hadith master (hafiz) Ahmad Ibn Al-Husayn] Al-Bayhaqi (d. 458/1066) relates in his Manaqib al-Imam Ahmad [The memorable actions of Imam Ahmad] with his chain on the authority of Abu al-Fadl that he said:

“[Imam] Ahmad…

15 Nov 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

The false attribution of “Juz’un fi-Dhikri I‘tiqād as-Salaf fi-l-Huruf wa-l-Aswat” to Imam al-Nawawi

Abu Bilal Al-Maliki (tr. el-turki):

The rule of the people of hadith is:

ان كنت مدعياً فالدليل ، وإذا كنت ناقلاً فالصحة

“If you claim something, prove it; and if you relate something show its authenticity.”

This book is not by Imam Nawawi for the following reasons:

1) The obscurity of the author of the book from…

07 Nov 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

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…

26 Oct 1:00 PM 0 Read More...