Evidences for 17 rak’ats of Isha Salah in the Hanafi Madhhab

A breakdown of the actual rak’ats with evidences:

Four rak’ats Sunna (ghayr mu’akkada) before the Fard Salah:

The Four Rak’ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

Four Rak’ats Fard for Isha:

Jabir ibn Samura (ra) reported: The people of Kufa complained to Umar ibn al…

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Differences in Salah between Men and Women: According to evidences

The following is a short work on the differences in Salah between men and women according to proof texts (dala’il) from the Hadith literature as well as the scholastic views of classical Sunni scholars of the past .  It contains a direct reply to the claims of modern day Salafism…

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False allegations of Badiud-Din al-Sindi and a refutation upon him

The downloadable book at the bottom is an academic reply by the Saudi scholar from the town of Ahsa known as Shaykh Dr. Rā’id al-Mulla to a number of claims, distortions and outright lies of the late Badiud-Dīn al-Sindi (d. 1996) of Pakistan.  The latter…

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The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence

The following article entitled The Ruling of the Jumu‘ah Prayer on the Day of ‘Īd in Light of Textual Evidence is specific to any Eid day which falls on a Friday.  The article was written some years back as may be deciphered from the preface.

Translator’s Preface

As…

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A Dictionary of Islamic Terms

This is a dictionary of Islamic terms by Dr. Muhammad Ali Alkhuli.  The author said in his introduction:

“I felt the need for a dictionary of Islamic terms while I was writing some English books on Islam to introduce the Islamic religion to non-Muslims.  I also found that many…

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