Shams al-Aimmah al-Hulwani or al-Halwani

Shams al-Aʾimmah al-Ḥulwānī or al-Ḥalwānī

Question

What is the correct pronounciation of the name of the famous Ḥanafī jurist: Shams al-Aʾimmah al-Ḥulwānī or al-Ḥalwānī with a ḍammah or fatḥah?

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Combining prayers according to elders of Deoband

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?

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Was Imam Abu Hanifah a tabi’i

Was Imam Abū Ḥanīfah a tābiʿī? I have heard some people say that he was not. Please clarify.

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Five questions regarding Janazah Salah and burial

FIVE QUESTIONS REGARDING JANĀZAH ṢALĀH AND BURIAL

(1) We have been taught to recite the additional words ‘Wa Jalla Thanāʾuka’ in the Thanāʾ of Janāzah Ṣalāh. Is there a ḥadīth that substantiates this?

(2) Is it permissible to read Sūrah al-Fātiḥah in Janāzah Ṣalāh?

(3) Is it sunnah to read the verse of the Qurʾān ‘Minhā Khalaqnākum Wa Fīhā Nuʿīdukum Wa Minhā Nukhrijukum Tāratan Ukhrā’ during burial?

(4) What is the ruling regarding reciting Sūrah al-Fātiḥah or the opening of Sūrah al-Baqarah after burial at the head-side and the final verses of Sūrah al-Baqarah at the foot-side?

(5) It is common to raise hands and make congregational duʿāʾ after burial. Is this sunnah and was this the common practice in the time of the Prophet ﷺ?

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Witr Salah in Makkah and Madinah

Witr Ṣalāh in Makkah and Madīnah

Question

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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