Posts Tagged ‘hadith’

Mu’jam Lughatul Fuqaha

The following is a comprehensive compendium that is a necessity for students and scholars of the Islamic sciences.  It provides key Arabic terms and their English and French equivalents in a systematic order.  It was completed under the supervision of Dr. Muhammad Rawwas Qal’aji.
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12 Jun 10:30 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...

Sunan ibn Majah – Maknaz edition – certified by al Azhar University

The Maknaz edition of the famous  hadith collection known as the Sunan of Imam Ibn Majah  (d. 273 AH)  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…

15 May 1:00 AM 0 Read More...

Hadith Literature: Its Origin, Development and Special Features

The ‘hadith’, the sayings attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam), form a sacred literature which for the Muslims ranks second in importance only to the Qur’an itself. As a source of law, ethics and doctrine, the vast corpus of ‘hadith’ continue to exercise decisive influence. Islamic…

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

Live Hadith course: Nukhbat al-Fikar of Imam ibn Hajar

Imam ibn Hajar al-Asqalani’s Nukhbatul Fikr is a primary text that is commonly used to introduce an individual to the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) and the major terminology (Mustalah) associated with it. In effect it is a summary of the larger works preceding his time on…

11 Apr 9:25 AM 0 Read More...