Posts Tagged ‘sahih’

The Blazing Star in Defence of a Narration from Malik al-Dar

The following work by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is a defence of the authenticity of the following narration:
It is related from Malik al-Dar,`Umar’s treasurer, that the people suffered a drought during the time of `Umar (his khilafah), whereupon a man came to the grave of…

07 Feb 5:00 PM 3 Read More...

Ta’wil of ‘Saaq’ from Ibn Abbas

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explores what the word “Shin” (Saaq in arabic) refers to in the following Qur’anic verse –

“On a day when shin shall be exposed, they shall be ordered to prostrate, but be unable” (Qur’an 68:42)

It shows that the…

01 Mar 7:00 PM 3 Read More...

Sahih al-Bukhari: Beautiful manuscript owned by Sultan Abdal Hamid II

The following is a link to download a beautifully handwritten copy of the most authoritative book of hadith in Sunni Islam, namely, the Jami al-Sahih of Imam Muhammad ibn Isma’il al-Bukhari (d. 256 AH).  It was owned by the Ottoman Sunni Caliph known as Sultan Abdal Hamid…

25 Jan 12:03 AM 1 Read More...

Sahih al-Bukhari – Maknaz edition – certified by al Azhar University

The Maknaz edition of Sahih al-Bukhari 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 manuscript(s) used.  The above slideshow picture is from one part of…

16 Jan 11:14 PM 5 Read More...

Dirham al-Surra fi Wad’ al-Yadayn Tahta al-Surra

Dirham al-Surra fi wad’ al-yadayn tahta al-Surra is an Arabic work by Imam Muhammad Hashim al-Sindi al-Hanafi (d. 1174 AH) listing most of the well known evidences used by the Kufan Madhhabs of Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Sufyan al-Thawri and their disciples that the…

25 Mar 10:48 PM 0 Read More...