Wa'il ibn Hujr (ra) & the Hands Below the Navel Hadith

The following audio is a short explanation of what Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed discussed in his article entitled:

 Contentions on the Ziyada to Wa’il ibn Hujr’s Narration…

28 Aug 10:00 AM 1 Read More...

An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

The following piece is by one of the leading scholars of India in his time known as Shaykh Abdal Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH).  It is with regard to a principle in the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) dealing with the issue of when the Jarh (disparagement) on…

24 Aug 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Is Giving a Lecture Before Jumu’a an Innovation?

The following is a short treatise on the issue of whether or not it is permissible to give a lecture on the day of Jumu’a before the Khatib delivers the formal Khutba.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abdal Wahhab al-Mahiyya and translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman on his…

19 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Proofs for the Differences in the Prayer of a Man and Woman

The following article by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman (from England) discussses the evidences and verdicts surrounding the issue of the differences in the Salah (prayer) between men and women.  Towards the end of the discussion he has also responded to the claims of the late Nasir al-Albani (d. 1999), who…

05 Jun 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Placing the Hands Below the Navel in Salah

The following is the translation of some of the evidences and discussion for placing the hands below the navel in Salah (prayer) as detailed in the 18 volume Arabic work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It also addresses some evidences used…

29 May 10:00 PM 0 Read More...