What should a Muslim student study? By Imam Ibn al-Sunni

What should a Muslim student study?

By Imam Ibn al-Sunnī (d. 364/975)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

On a recent visit to Bahrayn, my respected father Mufti Shabbir Ahmad (b. 1376/1957 – ) was given copies of Riyāḍat al-Mutaʿallīmīn, a book recently published by Shaykh Nizam Niẓām Yaquby (b. 1378-9/1959 – ).  Continue reading

[Book Release] Kitab al-Arbain Fil Adhan

THE BOOK

Kitāb al-Arba’īn Fil Adhān is a unique collection of 42 narrations regarding the virtues and jurisprudence of Adhān, accompanied with a commentary in Arabic. The book has the following features:

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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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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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The length of the Qamis (Kurta) of the Prophet

The length of the Kurtā (Qamīṣ) of the Prophet

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

Question: How long was the Kurtā (Qamīṣ) of the Prophet ﷺ?

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Hadith regarding the family of the bride feeding people

Ḥadīth regarding the family of the bride feeding people

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

Question: A Fatwā has been published recently that states that it is Sunnah for the family of the bride to do a Daʿwat (invite and feed people) and this has been referenced with the narration of the marriage of Fāṭimah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Muṣannaf ʿAbd al-Razzāq (5: 487).  Continue reading

Valuable advice for graduating students

Valuable advice for graduating students

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

A student from Australia was graduating from Darul Uloom Matliwala, Bharuch, Gujarat, India in 1411 Hijrī and requested Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – ) for some advice. The following is a translation of the reply:

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