Assalāmu ʿalaykum dear readers
We have launched a new website www.islamicportal.co.uk under the guidance of our teachers Mufti Shabbīr Aḥmad Ṣāḥib and Mufti Muḥammad Ṭāhir Ṣāḥib. The new website has the following sections:
Did Abū Ṭālib pass away in the state of belief?
Is there any evidence that Abu Ṭālib passed away in the state of belief?
Mufti Maḥmūd Ḥasan Gangohī’s (d. 1417/1996) valuable advice for teachers
Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mufti Aḥmad Khānpūrī (b. 1365/1946) is one of the leading scholars and saints of the Indian sub-continent. His knowledge, intellect, piety, humility and selflessness are widely acknowledged. He has rendered his services at the seminary in Dabhel, India for over fifty years and is regarded as the Head Mufti of the state of Gujarat in India, a position previously held by Mufti ʿAbd al-Raḥim Lājpūrī (d. 1422/2001), the author of Fatāwā Raḥīmiyyah. Continue reading
Obituary: The ardent bibliophile Shaykh Muḥammad Deedat (1380/1960 – 1439/2018)
“Muḥammad Dīdāt is ʿAllāmat al-Kutub (master of books), he has fallen ill, it is difficult to find such people, people will recognise his worth after he passes away.” (Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī)
“I saw Mufti Muḥammad Taqī ʿUthmānī on three separate occasions in recent years kiss the forehead of Shaykh Muḥammad Deedat.” (Yusuf Shabbir)
100 Discourses of Ḥakīm al-Ummah Mawlānā Ashraf ʿAlī Thānawī (d. 1362/1943)
بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
Over the past few days, I have been reading through some of the books of Ḥakīm al-Ummah Mawlānā Ashraf ʿAlī Thānawī (d. 1362/1943) in pursuit of his stance on a particular issue. Mawlānā Ashraf ʿAlī Thānawī was one of the most distinguished scholars of the recent past who authored eight hundred works (Nuzhat al-Khawāṭir, 8:1187) on a range of topics. Continue reading
Rights of employees and employers
Please can you outline some ḥadīths regarding the rights of employees and employers.
Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (Part 2)
Summary of the treatise of Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī al-Mālikī (d. 628/1231)
بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
Last year, I wrote an article regarding the status of the narration which encourages increasing expenditure on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (10th Muḥarram). The various views of the scholars and ḥadīth experts regarding the authenticity of this narration were outlined in the article which is available on the following link: https://nawadir.org/2016/09/18/spending-on-the-family-on-ashura-10-muharram/. Recently, I came across a treatise by the Mālikī scholar Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī (d. 628/1231) entitled Faḍāʾil ʿĀshūrāʾ, which is printed in the second volume of the nineteenth annual edition of Liqāʾ al-ʿAshr al-Awākhir bi al-Masjid al-Ḥarām. Continue reading