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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 …

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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.

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Music and the Qur’anic Recitation

An Excerpt from Khalid Baig’s Slippery Stone [Hereunder is a section from Khalid Baig’s exceptionally comprehensive work on the topic of music, Slippery Stone. In this particular section, the author has concisely highlighted the disturbing blurring of lines between correct recitation of the Qur’ān and talhīn, the act of making the Qur’ānic …

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Praising the Qari During the Qur’anic Recitation: An Objective Analysis

By Mufti Rasheed Ahmad Fareedi Translated by Javed Iqbal [Translator’s Foreword: Hereunder is a translation of a concise treatise Husn-i-Qira’at par Ta’reef ki No’iyyat, authored by Mufti Rasheed Ahmad Fareedi (hafizahullah), a teacher at Madrasah Miftah al-Ulum (Taraj, India). The author has succinctly explained that it is permissible to express …

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