Regulations concerning prostrations for forgetfulness in Salah

Forgetfulness (Sahw) prostrations (sujud) are necessary (wajib) to perform for the omission of any of the essential (wajib) actions of the prayer if done inadvertently.  Sajda Sahw is thus optimally performed after one salam to the right at the end of the prayer (Salah). It consists of two prostrations…

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Imam Ibn Jahbal and his reply to Ibn Taymiyya's al Aqida al Hamawiyya on Jiha

The following is an English translation of Imam Ibn Jahbal al-Kilabi’s (d. 733 AH) al-Raddu ‘ala Man Qala bil-Jiha published under the title:  The Refutation of Him [Ibn Taymiyya] Who Attributes Direction (Jiha) to Allah.  The Introduction was by the late Shaykh Wahbi Sulayman…

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Should men place the hands on the chest in Salah?

This is a  section from al-I’lam bi-takbir al-musalli bi makan wad’il yadayn ba’d takbiratul ihram by the Saudi based writer known as  Khalid al-Shaya  – [a student of the late Saudi Mufti – Abdal Aziz ibn Baz (d. 1999 CE) and the…

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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…

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Imam Abu Hanifa's High Rank in Hadith: Reply to al-Albani et al

All praise is due to Allah, the Patron of the pious and the righteous. May the most complete and enduring prayers and blessings be upon the Messenger of guidance and the Imam of the pious who is sent as a mercy to the worlds, and upon his family, his companions…

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