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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…

05 Jul 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs?

This essay developed from a lecture given in the United States, Canada, and England in 1994 and 1995. On each occasion, questions were taken, some of the most frequent of which have been answered in the subsequent chapters.
 The work of the mujtahid Imams of Sacred Law, those who…

14 Jun 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Did as-Samarqandi say rafa yadain nullifies salah? (Irshad ul Haq Athari’s tahreef)

In his work Irshad al Haqq Athari in asserting that scholars of the four established schools of Islamic fiqh have gone to extremes in issues of furoo’ makes tahrif (distortion) in his translation of Imam Abu Layth as-Samarqandi’s statement. What Imam as-Samarqandi has clearly stated as a…

07 Jan 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Dialogue between a Sunni Madhhabi and a Ghayr Muqallid

The following file is an interesting dialogue between a follower of a recognised School of Islamic jurisprudence –  Sunni Madhhab (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i and Hanbali) and one who dismisses the following of the Madhhabs.  The latter are known as Ghayr muqallids (non-followers of the only recognised Sunni madhhabs).  They…

23 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...