Allamah Lakhnawis view on the language of Jumuah sermon

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)

Translator’s Introduction

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

Completing the Quran on 27th night of Ramadan

Completing the Qurʾān on 27th night of Ramaḍān

Question

Is there any basis for completing the Qurʾān on the 27th night of Ramaḍān as is prevalent?

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Umrah from Tanim is not an innovation

ʿUmrah from Tanʿīm is not an innovation

Question

I understand that whilst residing in the blessed city of Makkah, performing as many Ṭawāf is more virtuous than performing ʿUmrah. However, is it permissible to perform ʿUmrah if someone decides to do so? Many people visit Tanʿīm, also known as Masjid ʿĀʾishah, and put on Iḥrām from here for ʿUmrah. I have heard some people say this is an innovation and must be avoided. Please clarify the matter.

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15 Shaban: Virtue of the night and the status of the fast

The following answers and excerpts outline the view of experts in relation to the night of 15 Shaʿbān and the status of the fast of 15 Shaʿbān.

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