Thursday , October 18 2018

In Defence of the Variant Qur’anic Readings (Qirā’āt)

[Translator’s Note: The following excerpt is a translation of the preface to Difā-i-Qirā’āt, a masterpiece authored by the erudite scholar, Qārī Muḥammad Ṭāhir Raḥīmī al-Madanī (raḥimahullāh). The Urdu work, close to nine hundred pages long, is a detailed response to the feeble objections of a notorious hadith rejecter, Tamanna ‘Imadi …

Read More »

الرد على الأستاذ محمد أكرم الندوي في إنكاره حادثة السحر

الرد على الاستاذ أكرم الندوي في انكاره لحادثة السحر بقلم الشيخ المحدث مولانا لطيف الرحمن القاسمي حفظه الله، مكة المكرمة ويليه اصل المقالة للأستاذ الندوي   In-sha-Allah, a translation of the above article will be uploaded soon.

Read More »

The Mahdī in Sunnī Belief

There has historically been general agreement amongst the Ahl al-Sunnah wa l-Jamā‘ah on the belief in the “Mahdī”, that is, a man by the name of “Muḥammad” from the descendants of the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam) will emerge at the end of time who will rule the Muslim lands for …

Read More »

Zakāt: Purpose and Objectives in the Ḥanafī School

Zakāt is a central pillar of Islām and one of the primary acts of worship alongside ṣalāh, fasting in Ramaḍan and Ḥajj. Thus in light of the Qur’ān and Sunnah and the spirit and objective of Sharī‘ah, the jurists (fuqahā’) of the ummah have carefully articulated the legal philosophy of, …

Read More »