Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad (Arabic)

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ?

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Combining prayers according to elders of Deoband

اکابر علماء دیوبند کے نزدیک ضرورت کے وقت جمع بین الصلوتین جائز ہے یا نہیں؟

Is it permissible to combine prayers according to the elders of Deoband?

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Three hadith queries regarding supplication after Salah

The following document in Arabic outlines the status of three hadiths regarding supplication after Salah.

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Juz Yawm al-Ru’us (The day of the heads)

The following is a short Arabic collection regarding Yawm al-Ru’ūs (the day of the heads), which is another name for one of the days of Hajj. The collection outlines the meaning of this as well as the names of the other days of Hajj.

جزء يوم الرؤوس ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني

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Allamah Lakhnawis view on the language of Jumuah sermon

ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawi’s view on Jumuʿah Khuṭbah language

Language of Jumuʿah Sermon

By ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawī (d. 1304/1886)

Translator’s Introduction

The language of the Jumuʿah sermon and whether it can be, and indeed should be, delivered in non-Arabic is a contentious issue. There are a range of opinions on this and the practice across the world is varied. Continue reading

Friday Sermon Sultan Hadith Query

Friday Sermon Sultan Ḥadīth Query


Many Imams refer to a Sultan in their Friday sermons and mention the following sentence or something similar:

من أھان سلطان اللہ في الأرض أھانه اللہ

Is there any basis for this and what does it mean? Is it permissible to cite this narration when the Muslims do not have a Sultan?

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Where is the grave of Fatima (May Allah be pleased with her)

The scholars have differing views regarding the location of the grave of the beloved daughter of the Prophet ﷺ, Sayyidatuna Fatima (May Allah be pleased with her). The following document in Arabic outlines several views and concludes with the preferred view that she is buried in the Baqi graveyard, though the precise location of her grave in Baqi is unknown.

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