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

    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-Aswad; ...

  • Imam al Nawawi was an Ash'ari

    Imam al Nawawi was an Ash'ari

    One of the claims of the pseudo-salafi movement is that Imam An-Nawawi was not an Asha’ri in creed. This is yet another example of their attempt to rewrite history to be in their favor. Before we prove that Imam an-Nawawi (rahmatullah ‘alayh) was an Asha’ri, we must first analyze why the pseudo-salaf...

  • Imam Abu Hanifah’s Rank in Hadith

    Imam Abu Hanifah’s Rank in Hadith

    The following extensively researched article is by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman and has been uploaded here with his permission. Imam Abu Hanifah (80 – 150 H) was from the generation of the Tabi’in as he was alive during the era of the Sahabah and he saw Anas ibn Malik (d. 93 H), although it is not authentic tha...

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

    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 order to support the issue of 2...

  • Imam Qāsim ibn Quṭlūbughā on how to determine the preponderant view (tarjīḥ) in the Hanafi Madhhab

    Imam Qāsim ibn Quṭlūbughā on how to determine the preponderant view (tarjīḥ) in the Hanafi Madhhab

    The following discussion and verdict of the foremost Hanafi jurist and Hadith scholar of his age known as Imam Qāsim ibn Quṭlūbughā (d. 879 AH) has been extracted and presented here from the recently published work entitled, 'Rule-Formulation and Binding Precedent in the Madhhab-Law Tradition: Ibn Qutlū...

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

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…

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