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  • 'Allaah aided Islam through Abu Bakr and Ibn Hanbal' Date: 17-6-2014

    assalamu'alaikum. i have heard that a scholar said that Allah saved islam through two persons: abu bakr and imam ahmad ibn hanbal. Can i get the references for that athar? .. More

  • Refuting a misconception about Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 4-6-2014

    Is it true that shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allaah have mercy on him) held the belief that the Messenger of Allaah(sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam)is siting with Allaah on the throne? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Ibn Az-Zamalkaani's attitude towards Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 5-5-2014

    assalamu alikum what was the reason behind the dispute between Kamal ad din bin al Zamalkani and shaykh ul Islam Ibn Taymiyah? Ibn Kathir in al Bidaya wal Nihaya vol 14 said that Ibn al Zamalkani did debate with Ibn Taymiyah and accepted all of what was mentioned in aqeedah al Waasatiyah, He also mentioned that he was forced to leave his post due to.. More

  • As-Subki's quote about Ibn Taymiyyah's debate with Al-Hindi Date: 2-5-2014

    Assalamu alikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu I read a debate of Shaykh Ibn Tamiyah and Safi ud din al Hindy in al Bidaya wal Nihaya under the three majalis of shaykh ul Islam Ibn Tamiyah, wehere Ibn Kathir said the small stream of al Hindy tried to Push the Ocean (Ibn Tamiyah) But when we read as-Subki in his Tabaqat ash-Shafi'yah al-KubraWhen, he said.. More

  • The status of Imaam Abu Haneefah as a transmitter of Hadeeth Date: 14-4-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum. 1.Why muhaddis did not taken hadith from imam abu hanifa r.a?? 2. Was imam abu hanifa r.a weak in hadith?? Give reason. .. More

  • A famous story about Abu Haneefah's father Date: 4-12-2013

    Salam 'alaykum... Is this incident authentic? Thaabit , may Allaah have mercy upon him, once passed by a garden while he was almost dying of hunger. He found an apple that had fallen in the garden and when he ate part of it, he remembered that it was not lawful for him because it did not belong to him. Accordingly, he entered the garden where he found.. More

  • Brief biography of Hanafi scholar Al-Birqawi Date: 29-5-2013

    who was Muhiudin Muhammad al-Barqivi Hanafi (981 h) who has written a book zirah al qaboor where he refuted asking help from dead. the likes of brelvis do not accept him as they say quote the praise of scholars of his time on him. please help me in this regard. .. More

  • A statement attributed to Ibn Al-Qayyim Date: 21-3-2013

    assalaamu alaykum, is this statement from ibn al-qayyim (?): ,,This dunya (world) is like a shadow. If you try to catch it, you will never be able to do so. If you turn your back towards it, it has no choice but to follow you" can you tell me the source from this statement? Allaah love you in scha Allaah! .. More

  • The seven jurists of Madeenah Date: 15-12-2012

    Salaamu Alaykum, you always mention "the seven jurists". May I know who they are? And what do they represent? Jazakallah.. More

  • The status of Imaam Abu Haneefah Date: 21-9-2012

    assalamu alikum was abu hanifa liar? there are many shais and ahlul hadeeth who are using these narrations to prove him a munafiq “Ibrahim ibn Muhammad Al-Fazari narrated to us: We were with Sufyan Ath-Thawri when we received the news of the death of Abu Hanifah, and he said: “Al-Hamdulillah, The One who relieved the Muslims from him, he was.. More

  • The affliction of Imaam An-Nasaa’i Date: 4-12-2011

    HI SIR, COULD YOU PLEASE CONFIRM BE ABOUT OUR BELOVED IMAM ABD UR RAHMAN AL NASAI DEATH. 2ND HAVE FACED OUR BELOVED IMAM ABDUR RAHMAN AL NASI ANY ALLEGATION IN HIS FIQH REGARDS, ASIF MEHMOOD DOHA - QATAR.. More

  • Imaam Ath-Thahabi praising some Sufis Date: 17-5-2011

    Assalaamualaykum Shaykh, I have read that Imam Dhahabi was a follower of sufism and got himself initiated into the suhrawardi sufi tareeqah. Also in his book 'Tadhkirat al-Huffaz', he has praised many sufi shaykhs and has commented upon their spiritual states. Are all these claims true because as far as I know Imam Dhahabi was a follower of the salaf.. More

  • How we should understand the Salaf's striving hard in worship Date: 4-4-2010

    Assalaamalaikum sheikh, I came to know from many sources including your own website that great scholar like Imam Abu Hanifa prayed the fajr prayer with the wudu of isha prayer for 40 continuous years and Imam Ahmed prayed 300 voluntary prayers daily and recited the whole Quran daily and similar such feets by other great personalities of Islam. If this.. More

  • Al-Fakhr Ar-Raazi was not an atheist Date: 7-2-2010

    I have heard that Ar-Razi was an atheist.Is it true?.. More

  • Methodology of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdaadi, may Allaah have mercy upon him Date: 7-12-2009

    I would like to know if khateeb baghdadi was influenced by kalam. did he accept akhbar e ahaad?> I heard that whoever distinguishes between mutwatir hadith and akhbar e ahaad is from ahlul bidah. please explain.. More