Posts Tagged ‘salaf’

Three Simultaneous Divorces: One or Three?

This piece provides a detailed explanation on the issue of triple talaq (divorce) issued simultaneously in one occasion.  It contains an in-depth discussion on the Concensus (Ijma) on this issue. All opinions regarding triple talaq are cited with a thorough analysis of the evidences provided by each camp. A…

17 Apr 12:15 PM 0 Read More...

Authenticity of a du’a at iftar time

Is the following du’a (supplication) said at the breaking of the fast (iftar) weak (da’eef) or not and can one act upon it?
اللَهُمَّ لك صُمْتُ، وعلى رِزْقِكَ أفْطَرْتُ
Answer:

The authenticity of the iftar du’a as in Sunan Abi Dawud and elsewhere may be determined as follows:

Sanad (chain of transmission) and…

28 Jun 10:30 AM 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...

How to understand the Attributes of Allah – al-Qawl al-Tamam

This is the most detailed work on the issue of understanding the Attributes (Sifat) of Allah via the means of Tafwid of the kayfiyya (howness) and ma’na (meaning) by Shaykh Dr.  Sayf al-Asri of Yemen. The work has been endorded by the late Senior Aqida specialist – Shaykh Wahbi…

29 Dec 1:00 AM 12 Read More...

Does Allah have a ‘Shin’?

In this audio, Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed spoke about a creedal point related to the unique Attributes of Allah subahana wa ta’ala.  It clarified if Allah has a specific attribute known as a “Saaq” which some people translate into English as a “Shin”, by looking at what some…

22 Aug 7:15 PM 0 Read More...