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
Questions regarding ḥadīths and books featuring Ḥanafī scholars
The following document in Arabic and Urdu answers the following queries received from Mufti Nasiruddin of Mazahirul Uloom Saharanpur:
- Is there a ḥadīth with this meaning: Islam’s honour in the early period is poverty and towards the end of time richness and wealth?
- Is this a ḥadīth “Poverty is my pride”? What is its status?
- Was a companion squeezed in the grave simply because he was not careful regarding urine drops?
- Please outline some books that feature the profiles of Ḥanafī scholars.
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.
The last female companion of Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ to pass away
Who was the last female companion of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ to pass away?
Shilbī or Shalbī
What is the correct pronunciation of the name of the author of the Ḥāshiyah of Tabyīn al-Ḥaqāʾiq: Imam Shilbī or Shalbī?
The Ḥanafī jurist Imam Zūzanī al-Sadīdī
I have come across a statement of Imam Zūzanī al-Sadīdī in Taḥrīr al-Aqwāl fī Ṣawm al-Sitt min Shawwāl. Please can you share his profile and his year of death. Also, is it Zūzanī or Zawzanī?