Sahih al-Bukhari - Maknaz edition - certified by al Azhar University

The Maknaz edition of Sahih al-Bukhari is considered to be one of the best ever printed editions with meticulous attention to detail given when typesetting and the minimisation of errors when producing the final edition from the manuscript(s) used.  The above slideshow picture is from one part of…

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Gardens of the Righteous of Imam al-Nawawi (Riyadh al-Salihin)

The work known as “Gardens of the Righteous” is a translation of the famous Hadith collection known as Riyadh al-Salihin by Imam Yahya al-Nawawi (d. 676 AH) of Syria.  It contains around 1900 ahadith attributed back to the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam). 
Imam al-Nawawi…

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Forty Hadiths of Imam al-Nawawi (al-Arba'in al-Nawawiyya)

 The following is a well known hadith collection by the famous Sunni scholar known as Imam Abu Zakariyya Yahya al-Nawawi (d. 676 AH).  He was a prolific scholar who excelled in promulgating the Shafi’i school of Islamic jurisprudence (Madhhab) and his Aqida (creed) was in line with the…

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Raising the hands in Salah - another reply to Zubair Ali Za'i

This is another work by Faysal Khan (of Pakistan) in defence of the evidences used to substantiate the practice of non-raf’ul yadayn (not raising the hands) in Salah (namaz) after the initial Takbir of Salah as advocated by the Hanafi and Maliki schools of Sunni Islamic Law. In…

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Kashf al Rayn - on Raising the hands in Salah - by Imam Muhammad Hashim al Sindi (d. 1174 AH)

Kashf al Rayn fi mas’ala Raf’ul Yadayn is a work verifying the Hanafi and Maliki schools’ stance; that the hands should not be raised after the initial takbir of Salah, meaning, no raising of the hands in the other stages of Salah.  It was written by the great…

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