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The Eminence of Abdullāh Ibn Mas’ūd and the Hanafī School’s Connection to Him The Eminence of Abdullāh Ibn Mas’ūd and the Hanafī School’s Connection to Him

By Abu Humayd
Imām Abū Ḥanīfah’s chain of knowledge is as follows:
Imām Abū Ḥanīfah
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Ḥammād Ibn Abī Sulaymān
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Ibrahīm al-Nakha‘ī
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‘Alqamah Ibn Qays
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‘Abdullāh Ibn Mas‘ūd
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Rasūlullāh ﷺ
1. Imām Abū Ḥanīfah …

Reflections on Hijrah and the Muslim Calendar Reflections on Hijrah and the Muslim Calendar

By Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia
The Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (upon him blessings and peace) over a span of twenty-three years. The Prophet recited each verse according to its pre-ordained order in the …

لبيك اللهم لبيك: The Passing of Mufti Muhammad Fārūq Meeruti لبيك اللهم لبيك: The Passing of Mufti Muhammad Fārūq Meeruti

By Faraz Abdul Moid
October 10th, 2015
إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون
The passing away of prominent scholar from Meerut, India – Mufti Muhammad Fārūq Meeruti – has been confirmed. He had been missing since the tragic stampede …

Mawlānā Muhammad Mustafa Azami & His Contributions to Hadīth  Mawlānā Muhammad Mustafa Azami & His Contributions to Hadīth 

By Mohammad Najeeb Qasmi (Riyadh)
Translated by Nehal Anwar Qasmi (Najran)
Edited by IlmGate
Mawlana Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azami was born in Mau, Uttar Pradesh, India around 1930 AD (1350 AH). He graduated from a well-known Islamic …

An Amazing Dream: Meeting Between Shaykh Fazlur Rahmān Azmi and Shaykh Zuhayr ibn Nāsir An Amazing Dream: Meeting Between Shaykh Fazlur Rahmān Azmi and Shaykh Zuhayr ibn Nāsir

By Mufti Atiqur Rahman Azmi
Translated by Muhammad Abdul Khaliq Yusuf
Edited by IlmGate
Shaykh Zuhayr ibn Nāsir al-Nāsir resides in Madīna Munawwara. He is a Ḥanafī and is inclined to taṣawwuf. Some of Shaykh al-Ḥadīth’s students went …

An Obituary of the Humble Ascetic: Shaykh Shukri al-Luhafi (1920-2015) An Obituary of the Humble Ascetic: Shaykh Shukri al-Luhafi (1920-2015)

By Shaykh Mohammed Daniel al-Muhajir al-Dimishqi
Edited by IlmGate
July 22, 2015
إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون، إن لله ما أخذ وله ما أعطى وكل شيىء عنده بأجل مسمى 
عن الحسن قال: “كانوا يقولون: موت العالم ثلمة في الإسلام …

Imām Abū Ja’far al-Tahāwi: His Life & Works Imām Abū Ja’far al-Tahāwi: His Life & Works

By A.K.M Ayyub Ali, M.A, Ph.D
Abu Ja’far Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Salamah al‑Azdi, al‑Hajri, al‑Tahawi, was born at Tahā, a village in upper Egypt. His forefathers came from the Yemen to Egypt and settled there …

A Short Biography of Mawlānā Muhammad Mazhar Nanautwi A Short Biography of Mawlānā Muhammad Mazhar Nanautwi

By Hafiz Abu Unaysah Muhammad Habib
Mawlana Muhammad Mazhar ibn Lutf ‘Ali ibn Muhammad Hasan al-Siddiqi al-Hanafi Nanautwi (1238-1302 /1823-1885)—the righteous imam, ‘arif (knower of Allah) and mujahid—was amongst the leading scholars of fiqh, hadith, …

The Esteemed Qur’ānic Exegete: Shaykh Muhammad Ali al-Sābūnī The Esteemed Qur’ānic Exegete: Shaykh Muhammad Ali al-Sābūnī

Edited by IlmGate
Shaykh Muhammad ‘Alī al-Sābūnī was born in the city of Aleppo in Syria in 1930. His father was one of the senior scholars of Aleppo. He received much of his initial and formal …

Prominent Students of Imam Mālik and the Transmission of Māliki Fiqh Prominent Students of Imam Mālik and the Transmission of Māliki Fiqh

By Muhammad Abu Zahrah
Translated by Aisha Bewley
Maliki fiqh was transmitted in two ways. One was by the books which Malik wrote and which are related from him and the soundness and strongest of those is …