Mufti Maḥmūd Ḥasan Gangohī’s (d. 1417/1996) valuable advice for teachers
Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mufti Aḥmad Khānpūrī (b. 1365/1946) is one of the leading scholars and saints of the Indian sub-continent. His knowledge, intellect, piety, humility and selflessness are widely acknowledged. He has rendered his services at the seminary in Dabhel, India for over fifty years and is regarded as the Head Mufti of the state of Gujarat in India, a position previously held by Mufti ʿAbd al-Raḥim Lājpūrī (d. 1422/2001), the author of Fatāwā Raḥīmiyyah. Continue reading
Urdu Fatāwā Books
Please can you recommend some Urdu Fatāwā books that are in accordance with the Ḥanafī school of thought.
اکابر علماء دیوبند کے نزدیک ضرورت کے وقت جمع بین الصلوتین جائز ہے یا نہیں؟
Is it permissible to combine prayers according to the elders of Deoband?
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?
ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawi’s view on Jumuʿah Khuṭbah language
Language of Jumuʿah Sermon
By ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawī (d. 1304/1886)
The language of the Jumuʿah sermon and whether it can be, and indeed should be, delivered in non-Arabic is a contentious issue. There are a range of opinions on this and the practice across the world is varied. Continue reading
Actions and supplications for pregnant women
Are there any recommended actions or supplications for a pregnant woman during and after pregnancy?
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?