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June 2011

Topi in the light of the Sunnah

Q: I had always been taught that the topi is the crown of a believer and part of the Sunnat attire. However, I was recently told by a close friend that the topi is not part of the Sunnat attire and has no basis in deen. It was worn in the time of Rasulullah (Sallallahu […]

Moulana Ibraheem Siyalkoti’s ill-opinion of Imaam Abu-Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alayh)

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Taqleed

Initially Moulana Ibraheem Siyalkoti (who was formerly an Ahle Hadith) had an ill-opinion of Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alayh). Thereafter he began to have a lot of respect for Imaam Saheb. Moulana Ibrahim Siyalkoti writes about himself in his book Tareekhe Ahle Hadith: “When looking for some mas’alah I went through the books on the shelf. I […]

The History of Salafiyyat

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Taqleed

It is the Islaamic duty of every individual to search for the true Deen. During this search one will come across different sects all inviting him under the banner of Islaam to adopt their way. However, the instruction of Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) is very clear and that is to hold firmly on to his way […]

The Tenth Problem that will Arise by Referring Directly to the Qur’an and Hadith

This entry is part 25 of 27 in the series Taqleed

The tenth problem is that not being committed to one Mazhab is a very effective formula for the destruction of deen. This conclusion has been reached after a deep analysis and thorough examination of the new ‘Mazhab’ commonly known as Salafiyyat. Salafiyyat is the latest trend in the world which has been given a deeni […]