Posts Tagged ‘hadith’

Touching the Holy Qur’an While Being Impure

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is a short analysis and presenatation of some of the evidences on the impermissibility of touching the Qur’an whilst being in a state of major impurity (Hadath al-Akbar).

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According to the Fiqh of the Hanafi Madhhab, it is…

29 Aug 12:15 PM 0 Read More...

Why Imam al-Firabri: The student of Imam al-Bukhari and transmitter of his Sahih was trustworthy (thiqa)

WHY IMAM MUHAMMAD IBN YUSUF AL-FIRBARI: THE STUDENT OF IMAM AL-BUKHARI AND EMINENT TRANSMITTER OF HIS SAHIH WAS TRUSTWORTHY TO THE HADITH SCHOLARS
 

 In recent days some unrecognised Hadith critics have raised the notion with an ulterior motive to demean the status of Sahih al-Bukhari…

17 Jul 1:05 PM 6 Read More...

The Status of Imam Abu Hanifah in the Science of Hadith

The following is a short work clarifying the status of the great Imam, Abu Hanifa (80-150 AH), and his rank as a trustworthy scholar of Hadith according to the soundest judgement of some major experts in Hadith, and other Islamic sciences.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abu Umar…

12 Jul 1:30 PM 0 Read More...

Chronological List of Prominent Hadīth Scholars

The importance of knowing the dates of birth/death of the scholars cannot be stressed enough, for it holds a high status in Islāmic knowledge in general and in the science of Hadīth in particular. Thus, Imām ‘Alī ibn al-Madīnī mentions, “Comprehension of the meaning…

20 Apr 5:00 PM 1 Read More...

Imām al-Bayhaqī’s Letter to ‘Amīd al-Mulk on Imām Abu l-Hasan al-Ash‘arī

In his comprehensive hagio-biography of Imām Abu l-Hasan al-Ash‘arī (260 – 324 H) Tabyīn Kadhib al-Muftarī, Hāfiz Ibn ‘Asākir (499 – 571 H) quotes a lengthy letter written by Imām al-Bayhaqī (384 – 458 H) to the grand vizier of the Seljuk…

17 Apr 3:00 PM 0 Read More...