Posts Tagged ‘sunnicourses.com’

Akhbar al-Fuqaha Narration on Non Raf’ul Yadayn

This article by Shaykh Rayhan Jawaid examines a unique narration from the Akhbar al-Fuqaha of Imam Muhammad ibn Harith al-Khushani (D. 361AH) mentioning the abrogation of the raising of the hands in Salah after the initial Takbir (Tark Raf’ul Yadayn fis Salah) from the Sahabi – ‘Abdullah Ibn…

30 Oct 1:30 PM 3 Read More...

Authenticity of a du’a at iftar time

Is the following du’a (supplication) said at the breaking of the fast (iftar) weak (da’eef) or not and can one act upon it?
اللَهُمَّ لك صُمْتُ، وعلى رِزْقِكَ أفْطَرْتُ
Answer:

The authenticity of the iftar du’a as in Sunan Abi Dawud and elsewhere may be determined as follows:

Sanad (chain of transmission) and…

28 Jun 10:30 AM 0 Read More...

Did any Hanafis Tamper with a Narration in Sunan Abi Dawud?

Of the later pseudo-Salafis of this age, one late writer from Pakistan was the late Sultan Mahmud al-Jalalpuri (d. 1995) who claimed that some Hanafi Ulama from the Indian subcontinent made tahreef (distortion) of a narration found in the Sunan of Imam Abu Dawud (d. 275 AH), in…

23 Feb 9:30 AM 0 Read More...

Imam Abu Yusuf’s Powerful Memory & Profound Intellect

Translator’s Preface 

The following is an article on the memory of the Qadi, Imam Abu Yusuf Ya’qub ibn Ibrahim al-Ansari (d.182AH), the student of Imam Abu Hanifa (d.150AH). It is a translation of a chapter from Husn al-Taqadi fi Sirat Abi Yusuf al-Qadi…

31 Jan 6:00 PM 0 Read More...

Al-‘Usul (Islamic Legal Maxims) of Imam al-Karkhi (d. 340 AH)

The following is an English translation of a classical work on Islamic legal maxims known as Usul al-Karkhi by Imam Abul Hasan al-Karkhi (d. 340 AH) of Baghdad, Iraq.  The appreciation and understanding of these maxims is a requirement to truly extract the correct  judicial rulings from the…

23 Dec 8:00 PM 1 Read More...