Posts Tagged ‘Hadith; proofs; Hanafi Madhhab; Hanafee; Mazhab; Sunni; most followed Madhhab; fiqh; sharia; Islamic law’

Do Salafis really follow the daleel (evidence)

Oftentimes we, the madhab followers, are confronted by those who describe themselves as Salafis, for not following daleel (evidence) but instead following a madhab. I have come across some who cannot even read a verse of the Qur’an without making serious mistakes, yet they claim to be able to…

01 Jun 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Difference of the Jurists Due to Varying Degrees of Knowledge of the Sunnah

Translator’s Preface

The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were&nbsp…

20 Mar 1:00 PM 1 Read More...

The Hadiths Cited by the Early Hanafi Fuqaha

Some people have the misunderstanding that the early Hanafī scholars whose books are in wide use today, like Shams al-A’immah al-Sarakhsī (d. 490 H), Malik al-‘Ulamā’ al-Kāsānī (d. 587 H) and Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī (d. 593), were…

12 Jan 7:00 PM 0 Read More...

Aḥādīth On [giving] Zakāt on Jewellery – by al-Ḥāfiẓ al-Zayla’ī [d. 762 AH]

Aḥādīth On [giving] Zakāt on Jewellery[1]  
By al-Ḥāfiẓ Jamāl ‘l-Dīn ’Abdullāh b. Yūsuf al-Zayla’ī [d. 762 AH] رحمه الله
 
Translated by Abū Ḥumayd
Translator’s Preface:

The following short piece translated from Ḥāfiẓ Zayla’ī’s book, Naṣb ‘l-Rāyah…

16 Jun 1:30 PM 0 Read More...

The Science of al-Jarh wa al-Ta‘dīl: Separating Wheat from Chaff

The Science of al-Jarh wa al-Ta‘dīl: Separating Wheat from Chaff
By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
 

“And true virtue is what critics cannot help but acknowledge” goes the popular adage.[1] A case in point is where the renowned Orientalist Aloys Sprenger (d. 1893 CE) humbles his…

03 Nov 9:10 AM 0 Read More...