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Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās

By ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lakhnawi

Translated by Zameelur Rahman
[Translator’s note: The treatise Zajr al-Nas ‘ala Inkar Athar Ibn Abbas by ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lacknawi was written three years after Mawlana Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi’s Tahdhir al-Nas min …

Grading the Narrations of Visiting the Blessed Tomb of the Prophet ﷺ Grading the Narrations of Visiting the Blessed Tomb of the Prophet ﷺ

By Mawlana Muhammad Abasoomar
Question #1:
 Are the following which are quoted to be hadith really hadith?
1. One who visits me after my death is as if he visited me during my life. 
2. One who visits my grave my …

Qadianism: A Critical Study (Part I) Qadianism: A Critical Study (Part I)

By Shaykh Abu ‘l-Hasan ‘Ali al-Nadwi
Edited by Faraz Abdul Moid
 
11th Rabi al-Awwal, 1378 AH
Preface
Towards the end of December 1957, and in the beginning of January 1958, an International Islamic Colloquium was held in Lahore under …

Dhu al-Kifl: A Prophet or a Saint? Dhu al-Kifl: A Prophet or a Saint?

By Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani
Edited by IlmGate
“And (remember) Isma’il and Idris and Dhul-Kifl. Each one of them was of those who observed patience. And We admitted them to Our mercy. Surely, they were of the …

Hadith on the Life of Prophets in the Grave Hadith on the Life of Prophets in the Grave

By Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Translated by Zameelur Rahman

Haddab ibn Khalid and Shayban ibn Farrukh narrated to us: they said: Hammad ibn Salamah narrated to us: from Thabit al-Bunani and Sulayman al-Taymi: from Anas ibn Malik: …

Are the Prophets Alive in Their Graves? Are the Prophets Alive in Their Graves?

By Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari
Question:
What Aqidah should we have for the people that are dead? Some people say the Prophets are alive in their graves, is this true? Please give me evidence.
Answer:
In …

On the Life of the Prophet ﷺ in His Grave On the Life of the Prophet ﷺ in His Grave

By Mawlana Khalīl Ahmad al-Sahāranpūrī
Translated by Mawlana Musa Sugapong
Question:
What is your position in regards to the life of the Holy Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) in his noble grave? Is that a …

The Prophet’s Miracles The Prophet’s Miracles

By Imam Nawawi
The Messenger of Allah possesses many manifest miracles and signs demonstrating [his veracity], reaching thousands and they are well known.
From amongst them was the Qur’an, the manifest and clear miracle and brilliant proof, …

Regarding the Shadow of the Messenger Regarding the Shadow of the Messenger

By Mufti Muhammad Shafi’ ‘Uthmani

Translated by Shaykh Tameem Ahmadi
Question: Did the Master of Both Worlds (Allah bless him and give him peace) have a shadow or not? Some lecturers say that the Prophet (Allah bless …

Regarding the Fundamentals of Islamic Belief Regarding the Fundamentals of Islamic Belief

By Mawlana Sayyid Muhammad Yusuf Binnauri
Translated by Saad Khan
When stating the necessary fundamentals of Islamic belief, scholars of the ummah usually mention a few examples in their books. A misunderstanding that occurs in …