Muhaddithul Asr Shaykh Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri – Memories, Publications, Obituaries

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 nawadir.org@gmail.com so that we can add to this page.

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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

Ten salient features of the Arabic commentary of Sahih Bukhari by Shaykh Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri

Ten salient features of the Arabic commentary Nibrās al-Sārī ilā Riyāḍ al-Bukhārī by Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī

Our respected teacher Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1356/1937) has dedicated his entire life to the ḥadīths of the Prophet ﷺ. He has been teaching Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī at Mazahirul Uloom Saharanpur in India for forty nine years and was appointed to do so by Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Zakariyyā Kāndhelwī (d. 1402/1982) notwithstanding the fact that he was relatively young and there were other senior scholars alive. Continue reading

Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani on the unlawfulness of wealth unless it is given wholeheartedly

Discourse of Mufti Muḥammad Taqī ʿUthmānī (b. 1362/1943 – ) on wedding gifts, no boxed presents and the unlawfulness of a person’s wealth unless it is given wholeheartedly

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Use of title Mawlana for scholars

Use of title Mawlānā

Question

Can we use the title Mawlānā for scholars despite the following ḥadīth of Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim  ولا يقل العبد لسيده مولاي prohibiting us from it?

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Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ

Question

What is the status of the narration that suggests that a person should generously spend on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ? Please clarify because people who do not believe in this are criticised whilst people who believe in this are accused of innovation.

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