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An Account of the Final Moments and Passing of Shaykh al-Hadīth Mawlānā Yūnus Jawnpūri An Account of the Final Moments and Passing of Shaykh al-Hadīth Mawlānā Yūnus Jawnpūri

By Shaykh Abdul Raheem ibn Dawood Limbada
Edited by Faraz Abdul Moid
Shaykh Yūnus Jawnpūri رحمه الله spent the entire month of Ramadan according to his normal routine.
Hashim (his khādim) says that he kept all the fasts, performed all …

A Life Dedicated to Hadith – Muhaddith al-Asr Muhammad Yūnus Jawnpūri (d. July 2017) A Life Dedicated to Hadith – Muhaddith al-Asr Muhammad Yūnus Jawnpūri (d. July 2017)

By Mufti Yusuf Shabbir
On the Passing of Mawlana Muhammad Yunus Jawnpuri – July 11th, 2017
It is with great sadness and sorrow we received the news of the demise of our teacher and the teacher of …

‘Allāmah Qādi Thanā’ullah ‘Uthmāni Pānipatī ‘Allāmah Qādi Thanā’ullah ‘Uthmāni Pānipatī

By ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy ibn Fakhr al-Din Hasani[1] 
Translated by Mawlana Abu ‘Asim Badrul Islam
The great shaykh, the imam, the ‘allamah, the muhaddith Thana’ullah ‘Uthmani Panipati [2] (d. 1225 AH/1810 CE) was one of the most …

Sadr al-Sharī’ah al-Asghar: Ubaydullah bin Mas’ūd al-Mahbūbi al-Bukhāri Sadr al-Sharī’ah al-Asghar: Ubaydullah bin Mas’ūd al-Mahbūbi al-Bukhāri

By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami
Background
He is Ubayd Allah b. Mas’ud b. Mahmud[1] b. Ahmad b. Ubayd Allah b. Ibrahim[2] b. Ahmad al-Mahbubi al-Bukhari.
Generally, when Sadr al-Shari’ah is said, it refers to him. He is also …

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 …

Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafīz al-Makki: Spiritual Master of the 21st Century (d. January 16, 2017) Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hafīz al-Makki: Spiritual Master of the 21st Century (d. January 16, 2017)

By Mawlana As’ad Mahmud Makki
Translated by Shaykh Ismaeel Nakhuda

In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful
Jami Shari’at wa Tariqat Hadhrat Mawlana ‘Abd al-Hafeez al-Makki is one of the foremost khalifahs (deputies) and leading students …

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 …

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 …

The Passing of Shaykha Bahiyyah, the Hidden Pearl of Morocco The Passing of Shaykha Bahiyyah, the Hidden Pearl of Morocco

By Shaykh Mohammed Daniel and Shaykh Dr. Abu Zayd [1]
Edited by IlmGate
May 2016 / Sha’bān 1437  [2]
It brings me deep sadness to inform my fellow Muslims of the loss of one of the greatest female …

“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 …