Some people have the misunderstanding that the early Hanafī scholars whose books are in wide use today, like Shams al-A’immah al-Sarakhsī (d. 490 H), Malik al-‘Ulamā’ al-Kāsānī (d. 587 H) and Burhān al-Dīn al-Marghīnānī (d. 593), were unacquainted with hadīth. … Read more
The great recent Ḥanafī jurist of Shām, ‘Allāmah Ibn ‘Ᾱbidīn (1783 – 1836), was connected to the Naqshbandī spiritual line via his teacher, Mawlānā Khālid al-Naqshbandī, a Kurdish-Damascene spiritual master. Mawlānā Khālid al-Naqshbandī (1779 – 1827 CE) spent some time … Read more
By: Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh
Hajj is one of the fundamental pillars of Islām. Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said:
“Islām is founded on five (pillars): bearing witness that there is no deity except Allāh and that Muhammad … Read more
What is the correct way to address you when asking a question?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
When addressing your question to a reliable reputable Allah-fearing Scholar/Mufti, the … Read more
The attached article outlines the Ḥanafī ruling on women attending the ‘Īd prayers. In the answer, proofs and quotations are provided from the classical jurists throughout Islāmic history as well as the reasons behind its impermissibility. Finally, the article ends … Read more
Gathering in the Masjid on the Blessed Nights
Muftī Rashīd Aḥmad Ludhyānwī
What do the noble scholars say in respect to gathering in the masājid for the purpose of dhikr and the recitation of the qur’ān … Read more
Assalamu ‘alaykum, my question is in regards to Raf’ al-Yadayn. I follow Imam Abu Hanifa’s school of thought and was having a discussion with one of my friends. The outcome of the discussion was that I reached … Read more
By Muftī Ebrahim Desai
Upon the husband’s death, or divorce, or the termination of the marriage contract through Khulʿ (divorce at the instance of the wife), or the annulment of the marriage by some other manner, the woman … Read more
In the name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
In this era of high-tech progression, accessing data and retrieving information has become far easier than before. Numerous inventions have taken place in the last few decades which have … Read more