Obituary: Shaykh Muhammad Deedat

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)

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Divorce in the state of menstruation

Divorce in the state of menstruation


A husband divorced his wife three times over the past three years. However, he claims that the second divorce was given whilst his wife was in the state of menstruation, and thus he should be able to take his wife back as this divorce does not count. Is this correct? He suggests that ʿAbd Allah ibn ʿUmar (may Allah be pleased with him) divorced his wife in the state of menstruation and it was disregarded.

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Witr Salah in Makkah and Madinah

Witr Ṣalāh in Makkah and Madīnah


When we visit Makkah and Madīnah in Ramaḍān, should we perform Witr Ṣalāh behind the Imam who does Salām after the second Rakʿah?

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Fatwa Regarding Stunning

Fatwa regarding stunning

By Mufti Shabbir Ahmad, Darul Uloom Bury

Making an animal unconscious prior to slaughter, whether by means of a current or pistol, contains from a religious perspective a number of major flaws which have been detailed by Shaykh Ashraf ʿAlī Thānawī in Imdād al-Fatāwā and then by my teacher Shaykh Mufti Muẓaffar Ḥusayn, Director and Mufti of Madrasah Mazahirul Uloom, Saharanpur in response to a legal query. Continue reading

The Chapter Of Kusoof From Sahih Al-Bukhari – Hadrat Mufti Shabbir Ahmed Sahib

التشريحات النافعة باللغة الإنجليزية على أبواب صلوة الكسوف من صحيح البخاري محتويا على إفادات المفتي شبير أحمد البريطاني حفظه الله ورعاه

The following is a beneficial collection in English of the principle narrations of Sahih al-Bukhari related to the eclipse with a summary of the commentary from the lessons of Hadhrat Mufti Shabbir Ahmed Sahib whilst teaching the Sahih at Darul Uloom al-Arabia al-Islamia, Bury, UK.

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شرح مائة عامل کی ترکیب

طلبہ اور اساتذہ کیلئے انتھائی مفید
افادات حضرت الاستاذ حافظ احمد صاحب دامت برکاتہ العالیۃ
جمع وترتیب: یوسف شبیر احمد عفی الله عنه

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