Obituary: Muhaddith al-Asr Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri

Obituary: Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

It is with great sadness and sorrow we received the news of the demise of our teacher and the teacher of our teachers, Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (d. 1438/2017) this morning at approximately 5am British Summer Time. When I retired to sleep just after 2am, I had received the news of the demise of Ḥaḍrat Mawlānā Ismāʿīl Badāt a resident of the blessed city of Madīnah, who like Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī was a disciple of Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mawlānā Muḥammad Zakariyyā Kāndhelwī (d. 1402/1982). Continue reading

Where is the grave of Fatima (May Allah be pleased with her)

The scholars have differing views regarding the location of the grave of the beloved daughter of the Prophet ﷺ, Sayyidatuna Fatima (May Allah be pleased with her). The following document in Arabic outlines several views and concludes with the preferred view that she is buried in the Baqi graveyard, though the precise location of her grave in Baqi is unknown.

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Fadail Amaal Hadith Query

Faḍāʾil Aʿmāl Ḥadīth Query

Question

It is stated in Faḍāʾil Aʿmāl on page 47 of the Chapter of Ṣalāh:

“A person neglecting his Ṣalāh (even though he makes it up later) shall remain in Hell for a period of one ḥaqb. A ḥaqb is equal to eighty years of three hundred and sixty days each, and a day in the Hereafter shall equal one thousand years of this world.”

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Biography of Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya

Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya Sahib (May Allah have mercy on him) was one of the greatest scholars of the previous century. In this indispensable piece, his successor and senior student, Muhaddithul Asr Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Muhammad Yunus Jownpuri Sahib, provides a glimpse into his life. This brief biography is in Arabic and has been extracted from Al-Yawaqit Al-Ghaliyah.

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