Posts Tagged ‘hanafi’

The Four Rak’ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

In some of the books of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) there is a mention of the performance of four rak’ats of Salah before the actual obligatory (Fard) four rak’ats of the Isha Salah. This specific number of rak’ats of Salah before the Isha has been designated as being…

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Qadi Yusuf al-Nabhani (d. 1932 CE/1350 AH) on the Jala al-Aynayn of Nu’man al-Alusi

Qadi Yusuf al-Nabhani (d. 1932 CE/1350 AH) on the
Jala al-Aynayn of Nu’man al-Alusi
 

 

Shaykh Yusuf al-Nabhani said :
“This book is one of the most dangerous of books for the Muslims in general and the immature student in particular. They should not…

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Assessing the Status of Imām Abū Hanīfah According to the Methodology of the Hadīth Scholars

Assessing the Status of Imām Abū Hanīfah According to the Methodology of the Hadīth Scholars
By Shaykh Shākir Fayyād
With comments by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Fattāh Abū Ghuddah
Translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
[Translator’s Preface: the following is a summary by Shaykh ‘Abd…

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An investigation (Tahqiq) into the term “Ahlul Hadith”

This booklet explains the meaning of the term “Ahl ul Hadith.” This term is used in many books emanating from different periods. The late author, al-Shaykh al-Muhaddith Habibur Rahman al-A’zami (d. 1992) of India spent his life teaching, writing, as well as editing some major Hadith…

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Abu Ishaq al-Shirazi: No need to discuss the reliability of Imams like Abu Hanifa

Abu Ishaq al-Shirazi: No need to discuss the reliability of Imams like Abu Hanifa
 

وجملته أن الراوي لا يخلو إما أن يكون معلوم العدالة أو معلوم الفسق أو مجهول الحال، فإن كانت عدالته معلومة كالصحابة رضي الله عنهم أو أفاضل التابعين كالحسن وعطاء والشعبي والنخعي وأجلاء الأئمة كمالك وسفيان وأبي حنيفة والشافعي وأحمد وإسحاق ومن يجري مجراهم وجب قبول خبره ولم يجب البحث عن عدالته
“To summarize; a narrator is either known for his reliability or for his being unsound or else he will be unknown. If his reliability is known as is the case of the Companions…

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