Posts Tagged ‘sunni’

Who authored Usul al-Shashi?

The following article is with regard to the authorship of a famous work known as Usul al-Shashi that is studied in many of the Darul Ulum’s in the Indian subcontinent that follow the Dars-e-Nizami syllabus.  It was written by the Turkish academic, Dr. Mustafa Bedir, who…

12 Oct 5:00 PM 0 Read More...

Who are the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah?

The following is a short and succinct audio on who are the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah in reality.  It is in effect a clarification of what is the Saved sect (firqatun-najiyya) out of the 73 sects that this Umma has divided into.  It is from the lectures on…

10 Sep 1:00 PM 1 Read More...

Hanafi & Maliki Evidences for Not Raising Hands

The following is a short and succinct audio clip on the issue of why the Hanafi and vast majority of the Maliki Madhhab adherents do not raise the hands after the initial takbir in Salah. It is by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed…

29 Aug 10:30 AM 0 Read More...

An Explanation of the Principle, “Jarh is Given Precedence over Ta‘dīl”

The following piece is by one of the leading scholars of India in his time known as Shaykh Abdal Hayy al-Laknawi (d. 1304 AH).  It is with regard to a principle in the Science of Hadith (Ulum al-Hadith) dealing with the issue of when the Jarh (disparagement) on…

24 Aug 10:00 AM 0 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...