Obituary: Muhaddith al-Asr Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri

Obituary: Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

It is with great sadness and sorrow we received the news of the demise of our teacher and the teacher of our teachers, Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (d. 1438/2017) this morning at approximately 5am British Summer Time. When I retired to sleep just after 2am, I had received the news of the demise of Ḥaḍrat Mawlānā Ismāʿīl Badāt a resident of the blessed city of Madīnah, who like Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī was a disciple of Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Zakariyyā Kāndhelwī (d. 1402/1982). Continue reading

Adhan Irab (diacritics) Query

Adhān Iʿrāb (diacritics) Query

Question

When the the phrases “Allāhu Akbar Allāhu Akbar” are said in the Adhān, how should the letter Rāʾ in the first “Akbar” be recited and joined with the subsequent word?

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Performing Ghusl after Maghrib in the final ten nights of Ramadan

Performing Ghusl after Maghrib in the final ten nights of Ramaḍān

Question

Is it Sunnah to perform Ghusl (bath) after Maghrib Ṣalāh during the final ten nights of Ramaḍān?

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Sadaqah al-Fitr Calculation for Blackburn

Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr Calculation for Blackburn

Question

What is the Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr price for the residents of Blackburn?

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Hadith query: The battle of Hind

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.

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[New Book Release] An Expositive Treatise on the Six Fasts of Shawwal

THE BOOK

A critical study on the controversy surrounding the six fasts of Shawwāl from a ḥadīth and jurisprudential perspective. The treatise highlights the authentication of the ḥadīth transmitted in Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim by more than twenty experts and the endorsement of the practice by more than fifty scholars. Continue reading