Posts Tagged ‘shaykh abul hasan’

Placing the Hands Below the Navel in Salah

The following is the translation of some of the evidences and discussion for placing the hands below the navel in Salah (prayer) as detailed in the 18 volume Arabic work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It also addresses some evidences used…

29 May 10:00 PM 0 Read More...

Studies in Hadith methodology and literature

This book discusses the methodology and literature of ahadith. It is divided into 2 parts, part 1 deals with the methodology of the hadith, and the second part discusses the literature, introducing the  principal books, as well as others which had great significance and represent a stage in the compilation…

22 May 9:30 PM 0 Read More...

Islamic Months: Merits and Precepts

The following is a short e-book on the Islamic months and their merits and precepts.  It was compiled by Mufti Taqi Usmani of Karachi, Pakistan.  The following is a profile of Mufti Taqi:
Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani was born in 1943 in Deoband, India. He is the son of…

02 May 1:00 PM 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…

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