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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 the auspices…

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 Inkar Athar Ibn…

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 righteous.” (Qur’an, 21:85-86)…

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: that Allah’s Messenger…

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 the name of…

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 matter exclusive…

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, falsehood cannot approach…

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 him and give…

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 the minds of some readers…