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The nine books of Hadith

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Most of us know about the six famous books of Hadith, but I wanted to know about the nine famous books of Hadith.

Which three additional collections are included and the reason for their inclusion? Read More »

Correct wording of a du’a

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In the du’a:

اللهم إني أسألك الصحة والعفة، والأمانة وحسن الخلق، والرضا بالقدر

Is it الرضا or رضا?

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Sayyiduna ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu’anhu) advise on winter warmth

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Please provide the original source, and comment on the authenticity of this narration.

Sulaym ibn ‘Aamir narrates that when winter would come, Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would be extra mindful of them and write to them, advising:

“Winter, which is an enemy, has come, so prepare for it with wool, leathers socks, and socks. Use wool as your under-clothing and outer-clothing, because the cold is an enemy that enters quickly but leaves slowly.”

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The Great Hanafi Muhadditun

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Is it true that Great Muhaddithun like Imam Yahya ibn Ma’in, Imam ‘Abdullah ibn Mubarak, Imam Waki ibn Jarah, Imam Yahya ibn Sa’id Al-Qattan and the likes (rahimahumullah) were all Hanafis?

I see some people saying they were anti hanafis and regarded them as ahlur rai and some supporting the claim that they indeed followed Imam ‘Azam (rahimahullah) and were Hanafis. Read More »