Posts Tagged ‘Ibn Hajar al Asqalani’

The Phrase ‘ bi dhatihi ‘ Explained

Some of the Imams of the past objected to the usage of the phrase bi dhatihi.

For example, regarding the hadith that says “God is between you and your qibla” (إِنَّ رَبَّهُ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْقِبْلَةِ)

Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani says that in this is a refutation on those who claim that God is above the…

09 Nov 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

A Day in The Life of Hāfiż Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalānī

A Day in The Life of Hāfiż Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalānī
By Shams al-Dīn al-Sakhāwī[1] Translated by: Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
[Translator’s Preface:

“The beauty of the skies lies in the stars; the beauty of the earth lies in the pious.”

The following…

09 Aug 2:32 PM 0 Read More...

Aqida of the Salaf according to 8 Scholars of the past

 Aqida al Salaf al Salih is a book by Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Adil Aziza Kayali al-Hussaini of Halab, Syria.  This work demonstrated the true understanding of the Attributes of Allah (Sifat) according to Qur’anic verses and Ahadith, in response to the pseudo-Salafi claims of this age, by…

06 May 12:00 PM 1 Read More...

Shah Waliullah – transmitter of an Ashari Musalsal chain

Assalamu alaikum
The following is a scan from one of the Athbat (a book listing his chains of transmission via his teachers) of the Imam al-Hind, Shah Waliullah Muhaddith al-Dehlawi (d. 1176 AH), and his transmission of a unique musalsal sanad (patterned chain of transmission) which contains some…

14 Feb 12:00 PM 2 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…

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