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Departing Elders: Mawlana Saleemullah Khan (d. January 15th, 2017) Departing Elders: Mawlana Saleemullah Khan (d. January 15th, 2017)

By Jamia Farooqia Karachi
Edited by Faraz Abdul Moid
Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Saleemullah Khan, the son of Abdul Aleem Khan, was born in District Muzaffarnagar, India. He belongs to Hasanpur, Lohari of Doaba, U.P. which is famous for the …

Sleeping after Sexual Relations without taking a Ghusl Sleeping after Sexual Relations without taking a Ghusl

By Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam

Question:
Is it permitted for a husband and wife to go to sleep after sexual relations without taking a Ghusl? I have been told that it is sinful and that the angels …

The Benefits of Belief in Destiny (Taqdīr) and Trust (Tawakkul) The Benefits of Belief in Destiny (Taqdīr) and Trust (Tawakkul)

By Mawlānā Ashraf Ali Thānawi
Edited by IlmGate
The belief that everything which happened, is happening and will happen is according to the knowledge, will and command of Allah (SWT) is called Taqdīr. Belief in Taqdīr is compulsory.
The …

The Passing of “Shaykh al-Thāni” Mawlana Abd al-Haqq al-Azami The Passing of “Shaykh al-Thāni” Mawlana Abd al-Haqq al-Azami

By Shaykh Mohammed Daniel al-Muhajir
January 1, 2017
إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون. اللهم اغفر له وارحمه واعف عنه ووسع مدخله وابدله دارا خيرا من داره واهلا خيرا من اهله وصبر اهله على مصيبتهم
It is …

“Zamharīr”: The Cold Section of Hell & the Du’a During Cold Weather “Zamharīr”: The Cold Section of Hell & the Du’a During Cold Weather

By Mawlana Muhammad Abasoomar
Edited by IlmGate
Cold Area (Zamharīr) in Jahannam
It may come as a surprise to many that Jahannam also has a cold area. The following are more than enough to convince us of this …

Physical Descriptions of the Four Imams Physical Descriptions of the Four Imams

By Imam Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Ahmad al-Dhahabi [1]
Abu Hanifah an-Nu’man bin Thabit:
Abu Yusuf said: “Abu Hanifah was well-formed, was from the best of people in appearance, the most eloquent of them in speech, the …

Spending on One’s Family on the Day of ‘Āshūra Spending on One’s Family on the Day of ‘Āshūra

By Mawlana Mohammed Haroon Abasoomer
Question:
What is the virtue of spending on one’s family on the day of ‘Ashura and what is the authenticity of the hadith that encourages this sort of spending?
Answer:

The Messenger of Allah …

Muharram: Between Fact and Fiction Muharram: Between Fact and Fiction

By Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijri calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Quran says, “The number of months …

Du’as Made by the Haji for Others – What is the Authenticity of this? Du’as Made by the Haji for Others – What is the Authenticity of this?

By Mufti Abdullah Nana
It is an extremely bold statement for a person to claim that a Hadith on a particular subject does not exist.  For a person to substantiate such a claim, he/she must be …

The Blessed Days of Dhu ‘l-Hijjah: Its Virtues and Various Acts to Perform The Blessed Days of Dhu ‘l-Hijjah: Its Virtues and Various Acts to Perform

By Ustadha Bint Ahmad
Adapted from Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali’s Lata’if al-Ma‘arif
With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.
All praise belongs to Allah alone and blessings and peace be upon his beloved, Muhammad, his family, …