Tag Archives: Imam Shafi’i

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

May, 2016

November, 2015

October, 2015

  • 21 October

    Second Jama’ah in a Masjid

    Question Is there a Hadith that talks about one should not make another fard salah in Jama’ah in the same masjid? Example one set of people make ‘Asr salah in Jama’ah in the masjid. Then another group of people come to the masjid for ‘Asr after the first Jama’ah so they pray ‘Asr in Jama’ah in the same masjid as …

July, 2015

  • 31 July

    Is Qurbani (slaughtering) allowed for three or four days?

    Question What is the status of the following narration in Bayhaqi? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Sacrifice/slaughtering is three days after Yawmun Nahr (10th of Dhul Hijjah/The day of ‘Eidul Adha)”

June, 2015

May, 2015

  • 14 May

    Imam Shafi’i’s du’a for protection when summoned by the Khalifah

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following du’a of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) as well as the incident behind the du’a. شهد الله أنه لا إله إلا هو الآية… اللهم إني أعوذ بنور قدسك، وببركة طهارتك، وبعظمة جلالك، من كل عاهة وآفة، وطارق الجن والإنس، إلا طارقاً يطرق بخير منك يا رحمن. اللهم بك ملاذي فيك ألوذ. وبك غياثي فيك أغوث …