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November 2010

A Blessing In disguise

Hazrat Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said, ” Indeed Allah Ta’ala tests his servant through sickness until that sickness wipes out all his sins.”

Two Categories of People

It is commonly witnessed that two categories of people experience problems in regard to the acquisition of knowledge. The first category of people, are those who are hasty in disseminating the information they receive whether obtained through the internet, radio stations or self-study. They are totally disconcerned about verifying the authenticity of the information or […]

The Need for Understanding Deeni Issues in their Correct Perspective

Once Hadhrat Imaam Abu Hanifa (Rahmatullahi Alayh) came across a person studying Ahaadith (of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). Imaam Abu Hanifa (Rahmatullahi Alayh) then questioned the man whether he had first acquired the four fundamental sciences that are a prerequisite for understanding the Ahaadith in their correct perspective. The man inquired from Imaam Abu Hanifa […]

The History of the Taqleed of the Four Imaams

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series Taqleed

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series TaqleedA common question posed by many people is: “If the Ahaadith of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) are a commentary of the Noble Qur’an, then what is the need for making Taqleed of an Imaam?” In order to understand the answer to this question, a brief […]

Referring to the Qur’an without the Medium of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam)

This entry is part 3 of 27 in the series Taqleed

This entry is part 3 of 27 in the series Taqleed Amongst the many duties of prophet-hood assigned to Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), one of his duties was to verbally explain as well as physically demonstrate to the ummah the details and particulars of the shar’ee laws contained in the Noble Quran. Allah Ta’ala says: […]