Use of title Mawlana for scholars

Use of title Mawlānā


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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Burying a deceased abroad

Burying a deceased abroad


I am aware that it is prohibited without a genuine need to transfer the body of a person who has passed away in the UK to another country, such as India or Pakistan. However, this is common practice in some communities. Please can you share some verses from the Qurʾān or Prophetic statements to encourage people to avoid this practice.

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Friday Khutba: Prophet Isa (peace be upon him)

The following is an Arabic sermon (Khutba) regarding Prophet Isa (peace be upon him) and the Islamic perspective, delivered by Shaykh Yusuf Shabbir at Jaame Masjid, Blackburn on 25 December 2015.

To view or download, click on the following link: friday-khutbah-on-prophet-isa-peace-be-upon-him

10 Facts Regarding Prophet Isa (peace be upon him)

To download this in a poster format, click on the following link: 10-facts-regarding-prophet-isa-poster-version (prepared by Mawlana Zubair Sidat)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم


(1) He was sent by Almighty Allah as a messenger and prophet, similar to Prophet Ibrāhīm, Prophet Mūsā and other prophets (peace be upon them all).

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The Use Of The Term Mawlana For Scholars

Is it permissible to use the title Mawlānā for scholars? Some people suggest this is Shirk because the term Mawlā should only be used for Allah.

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Islamic Perspective on Jesus (Eesa Alayhis Salam)

Islamic perspective on Prophet ʿĪsā (Jesus)


Christians believe that Prophet ʿIsā (Jesus) was the son of God and was born without a human father. Please can you briefly explain the Islamic perspective on Prophet ʿĪsā (Jesus).

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