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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 …

In the Company of Luminaries – Mawlānā Zakariyya in His Own Words In the Company of Luminaries – Mawlānā Zakariyya in His Own Words

By Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya al-Kandhlawi
Translated by Asim Ahmad
Edited by IlmGate
After hamd and salāt, this useless person (i.e. the author [1]) was born on the 11th of Ramadan, 1315 AH (February 3rd, 1898) at 11pm in …

The Distinguished Researcher and Litterateur: Mawlānā Manāzir Ahsan Gīlāni The Distinguished Researcher and Litterateur: Mawlānā Manāzir Ahsan Gīlāni

Edited by IlmGate
“All of the manāzir of Manāzir Ahsan are ahsan.”
– Mawlānā Thānawi
Mawlana Manāzir Ahsan Gīlāni رحمه الله is often referred to as Muhaqqiq al-Islam (the researcher of Islam), Sultān al-Qalam (King of the Pen), and Mutakallim …

The History of Aghas in Madinah Munawwarah The History of Aghas in Madinah Munawwarah

Edited by IlmGate
The history of Aghas — people dedicated to the service of the Two Holy Mosques — goes back hundreds of years. Although there are only about 10 left at the Prophet’s صلى الله …

Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber: Interview with the Custodians of the Rawdah Sharīfah Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber: Interview with the Custodians of the Rawdah Sharīfah

Contributed by Nuruddinzangi

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
اللهم صل على محمد وعلى آل محمد، كما صليت على ابراهيم وعلى آل ابراهيم، انك حميد مجيد
اللهم بارك على محمد وعلى آل محمد، كما باركت على ابراهيم وعلى آل …

An Introduction to Hadrat Mawlānā Ahmad ‘Ali, the Hadīth Scholar of Sahāranpūr An Introduction to Hadrat Mawlānā Ahmad ‘Ali, the Hadīth Scholar of Sahāranpūr

By Hafiz Abu Unaysah Muhammad Habib
Mawlana Ahmad ‘Ali ibn Lutf Allah al-Hanafi al-Maturidi al-Saharanpuri was among the special students of the great hadith scholar of Delhi, Shah Muhammad Ishaq ibn Muhammad Afdal al-Dehlawi al-Muhajir al-Makki, who …