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  • Biography of Muhammad ibn ‘Abdur-Rahman Al-Baghdaadi Date: 27-4-2015

    who was Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman Baghdadi Khadim of a Group of Malikis from Madrassah ash-Shareefah al Mustansariyah. He wrote a letter in defence of Ibn Taymiyah as mentioned in Al uqood ad-Durriyah 1/45, al Kawakib ad-Durruiyah 163-165.Do we have his biography? .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah did not have two opinions about declaring people to be unbelievers Date: 19-3-2015

    AslamualakaumI heard somone say ibn taymiah changed his opinon towards the end of his life, he said that anyone who says laillah ilalllah is a muslim and cant have takfeer on him, and also those who do wudu as the Prophet (pbuh) said only a muslim maintains wudu, thus those who do wudu can not be kafir.HAdith below"“Adhere to righteousness even though.. More

  • Brief biography of Ibn Is-haaq As-Saghaani Date: 14-3-2015

    Asalamu alakium dear shiekh can you please provide a short biography on who Muhammad ibn Ishaq al-SaghaniWas and can you also mention an excerpt from a source that further talks about Muhammad ibn Ishaq al-Saghani Jazakallahu khyran .. More

  • ‘Umar ibn Abd Al-‘Azeez preferring to feed people than to make a new cover for the Ka‘bah Date: 12-3-2015

    asalamu alakium dear Shiekh I have a question how authentic is the Hadith you mentioned in Fatwa no: 281746 The story of ‘Umar ibn Abd Al-‘Azeez preferring to feed people than to make a new cover for the Ka‘bah my second question is what is the level of the chain id really appreciate an answer in this matter thank you jazakallahu.. More

  • Statement on a website falsely attributed to Imaam Ahmad ibn Hanbal Date: 14-2-2015

    As Salamu aleykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh shaykh. I would like to know if there is an authentic source for this quotation of imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (May Allah have mercy on him) http://jamaluliman.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/imam-ahmed-ibn-hanbals-advice-to-his.html?m=1 I also have read that one of the salaf said: If I would see the beard of my brother.. More

  • The story of ‘Umar ibn Abd Al-‘Azeez preferring to feed people than to make a new cover for the Ka‘bah Date: 27-1-2015

    asalamu alakium dear sheikh some online sources say that this statement "The stomachs of Muslims are a priority.". was a reply in a letter given by caliph umar ibn Abd al-Aziz to one of his governors when the governor asked him to provide a new cover for the Ka'bah. can you please provide a source in which it talks about this letter and can you provide.. More

  • Imaam Ath-Thahabi was not an innovator Date: 24-1-2015

    some people say ad-dahabi was an innovator because he allowed kissing and touching the grave of Prophet peace be upon him in Mojam al Shuyukh page 55 and said: ""Since we have not had the tremendous fortune of sharing in this, we throw ourselves on his grave as a mark of commitment, reverence, acceptance, and kissing. Don't you see what Thabit al-Bunani.. More

  • Short biography of Ibn Abi Al-‘Izz, commentator of At-Tahaawi's Creed Date: 3-1-2015

    who was ibn abi al izz who wrote sharah tahawiya? i read Ibn Abi al-`Izz was imprisoned for saying the Messenger of Allah is not the Best of Creationas related by Ibn Hajar in his Inba' al-Ghumr (1:258-260). who from scholars praised him? .. More

  • Short biography of Abu Mansoor Al-Maatureedi Date: 31-12-2014

    Who was Abu Mansoor al-Maturudi? Did he belong to Ahlus Sunnah? And what is the opinion of leading Imams regarding him, especially Sheikh Ul Islam Ibn Taimiyah? .. More

  • Ibn Jamaa'ah's comment on a statement by Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 29-12-2014

    I need one clarification Ibn Kathir said: Bazzarli said: Sufis of Qaahirah objected on shaykh Taqi ud din in Shawwal. They talked with the state regarding his sayings on Ibn Arbi. They brought the matter to the Shafiee Judge. He arranged a council, Ibn Ata claimed against Ibn Taymiyyah but he could not prove it. But he said asking help other than Allah.. More

  • A short biography of Ibn ‘Arraaq Al-Kinaani Date: 29-12-2014

    Salam alakium dear shiekh I've seen in various of the fatwas posted on your website mentioning Ali ibn ‘Arraaq Al-Kinaani can you please tell me more about who this person was and can you tell me more about his work you have mentioned called Tanzeeh Ash-Sharee’ah Al-Marfoo’ah ‘an Al-Ahaadeeth Ash-Shanee’ah Al-Mawdhoo’ah jazakallahu khyran.. More

  • Calling the followers of Ibn Taymiyyah 'Taymiyyans' Date: 15-10-2014

    Salamu alaykum. My question is about naming a group of people Taymiyyun, because they love Shaykhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah. Is this allowed? Is it true that Imam Ibn Hajer Asqalani in Inba Al-Ghamr, named followers of Shaykhul Islam, as Taymiyyun? .. More

  • Shaah Waliyyullaah Ad-Dahlawi was a prominent scholar of Hadeeth Date: 3-9-2014

    Is Shah Waliullah Dehlvi a hadith scholar? .. More

  • Al-Aathaar was not authored by Abu Haneefah Date: 29-8-2014

    Is the book "Kitab al-Athar" written by Imam Abu Haneefah (r.a)? .. More

  • Numbers of Ahaadeeth narrated by Imaam Abu Haneefah Date: 28-8-2014

    Assalamualaikum, How many hadeeths which have been narrated by Imam Abu Haneefah are reported in the six books of hadeeth (Sahih Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawood, Nasai & Ibne Majah)? It would be very much helpful if the hadeeth reference numbers are also mentioned. .. More