The Status of Imam Abu Hanifah in the Science of Hadith

Translator’s Preface
The following is a brief, yet comprehensive, explanation of the rank of Imām Abū Hanīfah in the science of Hadīth. As was mentioned earlier, this is an excerpt from the previous section of our abridged translation of Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf…

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Who authored Usul al-Shashi?

The following article is with regard to the authorship of a famous work known as Usul al-Shashi that is studied in many of the Darul Ulum’s in the Indian subcontinent that follow the Dars-e-Nizami syllabus.  It was written by the Turkish academic, Dr. Mustafa Bedir, who…

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Hadith Proofs for the Hanafi Procedure of Witr

This is a collection of hadith proofs for the Hanafi method of Witr. It is divided into five sections:

The first section is on the evidences for Witr consisting of three rak‘ahs
The second is on the evidences for there being only one set of salams for Witr
The…

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Can men place their hands on the chest in Salah?

The following is an audio clip by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed summarising the issue of whether men may place their hands on the chest in Salah by means of an analysis of the main evidences used by certain  quarters in this age.  Not one of the famous 4 Imams…

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Hanafi & Maliki Evidences for Not Raising Hands

The following is a short and succinct audio clip on the issue of why the Hanafi and vast majority of the Maliki Madhhab adherents do not raise the hands after the initial takbir in Salah. It is by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed…

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