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“The Pride of Kashmir” – Book Review of Anwar Shah Kashmiri’s Biography “The Pride of Kashmir” – Book Review of Anwar Shah Kashmiri’s Biography

Reviewed by Dr. Javid Iqbal
Edited by IlmGate
Book: The Pride of Kashmir
Author: Professor Nazir A Qadiri
Release Date: December 2015
There is a dearth of literature available on one of the most profound scholars Kashmir has …

One of the Best Commentaries of ‘Aqīdah Tahāwiyya One of the Best Commentaries of ‘Aqīdah Tahāwiyya

By Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera
Al-Qala’id Sharh al-‘Aqa’id
Abu ’l-Thana’ Mahmud ibn Abi ’l-‘Abbas Ahmad ibn Mas’ud al-Qunawi’s Commentary on ‘Aqida Tahawiyya
I recently had the opportunity to read Mas’ud ibn ‘Umar’s commentary (may Allah be …

The Basis of Mawlānā Thānawi’s “Remedies from the Holy Qur’an” The Basis of Mawlānā Thānawi’s “Remedies from the Holy Qur’an”

By Zameelur Rahman
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāhi wa barakātuh.
In A‘māl e Qur’ān of Hazrat Mawlānā Ashraf ‘Alī Thānawī, he extracts remedies and solutions from the Holy …

Analysing Muslim Traditions: Studies in Legal, Exegetical and Maghazi Hadith by Harald Motzki – Review by Dr. M. Mansur Ali Analysing Muslim Traditions: Studies in Legal, Exegetical and Maghazi Hadith by Harald Motzki – Review by Dr. M. Mansur Ali

Analysing Muslim Traditions: Studies in Legal, Exegetical and Maghazi Hadith
By Harald Motzki, with Nicolet Boekhoff – Van Der Voort and Sean W. Anthony, (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2010). Price: £149.15.
Reviewed by Dr M. Mansur Ali, Cardiff …

Review: The Ramadan of Shaikh al-Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya and our Elders Review: The Ramadan of Shaikh al-Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya and our Elders

Reviewed by Bilal Ali
Book: The Ramadan of Shaikh al-Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya and our Elders
Author: Dr. Mohammad Ismail Memon Madani
Publisher: Madania Publications
ISBN: 978-1-936157-04-4
Pages: 171
Dr. Mohammad Ismail Memon Madani’s most recent publication, entitled The Ramadan of Shaikh …

Madrasah Life: A Book Review Madrasah Life: A Book Review

Reviewed by Bilal Ali

Upon first receiving a copy of Shaykh Akram Nadwi’s “Madrasah Life”, I was first impressed by the relatively small size of the book. It is no more than a hundred …

Book Review: The Essentials of Jumu’a by Shaykh Ibrahim Madani Book Review: The Essentials of Jumu’a by Shaykh Ibrahim Madani

Reviewed by Mawlana Bilal Ali
Author: Ibrahim Madani
Publisher: Madania Publications
Pages: 89   Binding: Paperback
The Essentials of Jumuʿa, Madania Publications’ first work, is a pleasant and welcome addition to a growing corpus of Islamic literature written in English and …

The History of the Qur’anic Text from Revelation to Compilation by Mawlana Muhammad Mustafa al-A’zami The History of the Qur’anic Text from Revelation to Compilation by Mawlana Muhammad Mustafa al-A’zami

Reviewed by Murad Wilfried Hofmann
From its very beginning, Islam has been under attack not only physically but academically. Christian demagogues like John of Damascus, Peter the Venerable, Raymundus Lull, and Martin Luther later were …

Mawqif A’immat al-Harakat al-Salafiyyah min al-Tasawwuf wa ‘l-Sufiyyah by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafiz al-Makki: Book Review Mawqif A’immat al-Harakat al-Salafiyyah min al-Tasawwuf wa ‘l-Sufiyyah by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafiz al-Makki: Book Review

Reviewed by Mawlana Bilal Ali Ansari
The great Imam Nu’man ibn Thabit Abu Hanifah, or al-Imam al-A’zam (or the Grand Imam), divided fiqh into three categories. According to his definition of fiqh, which meant simply …

“The Path to Perfection” by Shaykh Masīhullah Khan Jalālabādi “The Path to Perfection” by Shaykh Masīhullah Khan Jalālabādi

Reviewed by Shaykh Ismaeel Nakhuda
Book: The Path to Perfection (An edited anthology of the spiritual teachings of Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thānawi)
Author: Shaykh Masīhullah Khan Sherwāni Jalālabādi
Editor: Mufti Abdur Rahman Ibn Yusuf
Publisher: White Thread Press
Release Date: …