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  • Ath-Thahabi did not criticize Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that Ath-Thahabi criticized Ibn Taymiyyahafter having praised him. Why? .. More

  • Biography of Abul-Hasan Ahmad Al-'Ijli Date: 30-5-2016

    Who was Abul-Hasan Ahmad Al-Ijli, the author of Ath-Thiqat, and to what extent did the people of Hadith rely on his criticisms? .. More

  • Abu Haneefah's stance towards 'Ilm Al-Kalaam Date: 30-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that Abu Haneefah used Kalaam against atheists? .. More

  • Contents of Kitaab Ar-Rooh by Ibn Al-Qayyim Date: 30-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shayk. I would like to know whether Kitaab Ar-Ruh is authentically attributed to Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allaah have mercy upon him. It contains quotes like Ibn Taymiyyah solving issues of Fiqh in dreams and other quotes about souls being omnipresent in this world and so on. I would like to know whether these.. More

  • Scholars who reached rank of 'mujtahid mutlaq' Date: 21-4-2016

    Please name some mujtahideen mutlaq (a scholar competent for absolute and all-embracing ijtihaad [independent reasoning])other than the four well-known Imams. Are there any contemporary mujtahideen mutlaq? .. More

  • Imaam Al-Bukhari met more than one thousand scholars Date: 19-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following report authentic? Imam Al-Bukkaari stated that he met with nearly 1000 scholars, and he said that they all agreed on the definition of 'iman' (faith). .. More

  • Creed of Imaam Al-Waaqidi Date: 20-3-2016

    What was the creed of the historian Imam Al-Waaqidi, can the book Futooh Ash-Shaam be ascribed to him, and is this book reliable? .. More

  • Brief biography of Ibn Katheer Date: 27-2-2016

    Who was Ibn Katheer? .. More

  • About the Book 'As-Sunnah' by Abdullaah ibn Ahmad ibn Hanbal Date: 25-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. I want to know about a book named 'Kitabus Sunnah' by Abdullaah ibn Ahmad ibn Hanbal may Allaah have mercy with him. Is this book authentic? .. More

  • Abu Haneefah narrated knowledge on the authority of Ja'far As-Saadiq and Muhammad Al-Baaqir Date: 22-2-2016

    Shaykh, is it true that Imam Abu Haneefa was a student of Imam Jafar As-Sadiq and Imam Muhammad Al-Baaqir? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • False claims concerning Al-Ghazaali and Al-Jeelaani Date: 17-2-2016

    I wanted to know whether this story about Imam Al-Ghazaali and Abdul Qaadir Al-Jilaani is true. It is said that Imam Al-Ghazaali had a hand print on his shoulder from birth and that Abdul Qaadir Al-Jilaani had a foot print on his back from his birth and that these prints were of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Is that true? I also wanted.. More

  • Biography of Hamdoon Al-Qassaar Date: 26-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, who was Hamdun Al-Qassar? And what was his aqeedah? And was he from Ahlus-Sunnah Wal-Jamaa'ah? .. More

  • Biography of Ibn Juzayy al-Kalbi Date: 20-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you give a short biography of Ibn Juzayy Al-Kalbi? Was he considered from Ahlus-Sunnah (the peole of the Sunnah)? And what have other scholars mentioned of him? And is his Tafsir (explanation/interpretation) reliable? .. More

  • Abul-Khattaab ibn Dihyah Date: 19-7-2015

    Assalamu alikumI wanted to know about Abul-Khattaab ibn Dihyah? Who said (“The people of Jarh wat Ta’deel say that no report regarding 15th Sha’baan is Saheeh”}}[al-Baa’ith by Abi Shaamah: Pg 33]who also responded to as-Suhayli that Khidr is not alive. [see Ibn Hajar al asqalani's book on khidr aleh salam]is he the same one who wrote first.. More

  • The book Al-Isti‘daad li Yawm Al-Ma‘aad was falsely attributed to Ibn Hajar Date: 28-4-2015

    Assalamu 'alaykum dear Shaykh. Is it true that the book 'Preparing for the Day of Judgement' (al-Isti'daad li yawm al-Ma'aad) is wrongly attibuted to Hafidh ibn Hajr? .. More