This page aims to gather the various obituaries and articles written before and after the demise of our beloved Muhaddith al-Asr Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri who passed away on Tuesday 11 July 2017 / 17 Shawwāl 1438 in Saharanpur, India. If you have any article, memory, obituary, or publication of Shaykh or regarding Shaykh in Arabic, English or Urdu, please email a copy to our admin on firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can add to this page.
Ṣalāh for a travelling female in her menses
I have read in a book that if a woman travels whilst in the state of menstruation, her travel in the state of menstruation will not be regarded as travel for the purpose of shortening the Ṣalāh. Therefore, if she exits the state of menstruation and does not travel further, she will not shorten her Ṣalāh. Please can you shed light on this issue and outline the views of the four schools of thought.
This brief document in Arabic outlines the status and meaning of the hadiths that make reference to the battle of Hind (India and surrounding areas). The document concludes that the hadiths are established; however they refer to a specific context towards the end of time and is therefore not general.
In this short Arabic article, Shaykh Uthman ibn Firoz discusses the status of the hadiths transmitted by Imam Abu Dawud in his Sunan without commenting on it. The article concludes that the silence of Imam Abu Dawud does not necessarily indicate that the hadith is suitable to be used as evidence.
السراج الوهاج في خدمة الأزواج
The shining lamp on serving the spouses
This Arabic treatise explores the issue of the wife serving her husband and his family and vice versa. The foreword to the treatise has been written by our respected teacher Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mufti Aḥmad Khānpūrī (b. 1365/1946) and Shaykh Mufti ʿAtīq Aḥmad Qāsmī of Lucknow, India.
تحذير الأمة عن سم النميمة ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني
Warning the Ummah of the poison of tale-bearing (Namīmah)
This Arabic treatise is a collection of ḥadīths and statements of scholars regarding Namīmah (tale-bearing). The treatise includes the following:
- 40 ḥadīths regarding Namīmah.
- Statements of more than 20 scholars regarding Namīmah.
- Qurʾānic verses regarding Namīmah and its definition.
- The interconnectedness of Namīmah and Ghībah (backbiting) and the difference between the two.
- The harms of Namīmah and the six actions prescribed by scholars when someone undertakes Namīmah in your presence.
- Is Namīmah a major or minor sin and how should a person recompense for this sin?
معادلة سورة الكافرون بربع القرآن الميمون ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني
This Arabic treatise critically examines the narrations which suggest that Surah al-Kafirun is equivalent to one quarter of the Quran. The mutiple chains of the narration and the meaning of the narration is discussed in detail.