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September, 2019

June, 2019

  • 21 June

    Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) would dedicate the entire night to the recital of Quran

    Question Please could you mention the reference for this? On one occasion, some of the Fuqaha (Jurists) of Egypt entered the presence of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) at the time of sehri. On entering and meeting him, they saw that he had a Quran before him and was occupied its recitation. Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) addressed them saying, “Your engagement in Fiqh …

April, 2019

March, 2019

November, 2018

  • 27 November

    The form of salutation [durud] of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

    Question What is the authenticity of this salutation of Imam Shafi’i? اللهم صل على محمد كلما ذكره الذاكرون وغفل عن ذكره الغافلون Ibn Bunan Al Asbahani (rahimahullah) said, “I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in my dream, and asked him, ‘Muhammad ibn Idris Ash Shafi’, your [distant] relative, have you benefitted him in any specific way?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa …

  • 9 November

    A poem attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

    Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) and the Arabic text of it? “And from misery is that you love, and [the one] who you love, loves other than you, or that you want good for a person, and he wants to hurt you.”

May, 2018

April, 2018

  • 19 April

    The vast knowledge of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “O Allah! Guide the Quraysh, for the science of the scholar that comes from them will encompass the earth. O Allah! You have let the first of them taste bitterness, so let the latter of them taste reward.” The Scholars agreed, among them Abu Qilaba (rahimahullah) and Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah), that the narration signified …

October, 2017

September, 2017

  • 6 September

    The different wordings for the Takbirs of Tashriq

    Question The takbirs of tashriq have some versions citing Allahu Akbar twice in the beginning and the strength given is reliable. There is another version doing its rounds on social media citing Allahu Akbar thrice in the beginning and the strength given as authentic. Is it permissible to read both? Is one more authentic then the other? Should one not …

June, 2017

March, 2017

  • 6 March

    Advice of the Imams of Fiqh to their qualified students

    Question ‘When a Hadith is authentic, abide by it and leave my opinion.’ I heard from someone that the above statement was issued by Imam Abu Hanifah  to Imam Abu Yusuf, and Imam Shafi’i to Al Rab’i, and Imam Ahmad to his son Abdullah, and Imam Malik to Ibnul Qasim (rahimahumullah), but some laymen of today understand it to be directed to …

December, 2016