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The Masjid After Ramadān

By Naeem Nasrullah Ramadan came and the masjid brimmed with joy from daybreak to sunset, men, women, and children overflowed its sacred halls light emanated out from their ardent worship magnificent chandeliers adorned the uplifted roof perfectly straight and still…

Procedure of Eid Salaah – Proofs According to the Hanafi School

By Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed Hadith One: A Sahih Marfoo‘ Hadith Near the end of his Sharh Ma‘ani al-Athar (2:371, Maktabah Haqqaniyyah), Imam al-Tahawi (d. 321 H) narrates: علي بن عبد الرحمن ويحيى بن عثمان قد حدثانا قالا:…

The Rulings of Sadaqat al-Fitr

By Mufti Faraz ibn Adam The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their opinion on the following ahadith: ‘Abd Allah Ibn ‘Umar…

Ramadan – IlmGate Posts Related to Fasting

By IlmGate Team Please view below for a list of Ramadan articles related to fasting:  The Laws of Fasting According to the Qur’an and Sunnah as Deduced by the Hanafi School The Fiqh of Fasting: A Brief Overview Brushing Teeth…

Ramadan – IlmGate Posts on General Ramadan Topics

By IlmGate Team Please view below for a list of general Ramadan articles: The Status of the Tarāwīh Supplication (Tasbīh) The Meaning of Ramadan 10 Tips for Ramadan The Ramadān of Mawlānā Rashīd Ahmad al-Gangohi Environs of Devotional Worship in…

The Virtues of Fasting in the Summer

By Imam Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali An excerpt from Latā’if al-Ma’ārif “…And from the acts of worship whose reward is multiplied during the heat is fasting, and this is because of the thirst that one experiences in the mid-day heat. This…

More Than A Headscarf: How Hijab Has Lost Its Soul

By Shazia Ahmad Hijab[1] is a frequently discussed topic in our community and a practice dissected and opined over from many different angles. While it is talked about frequently, in many of the most important ways it is little understood.…

A Call to Justice for the Science of Fiqh

By Dr. Salāh Abū ‘l-Hājj [1] Translated by Mawlana Muntasir Zaman [2] All praise belongs to Allah. We praise Him, seek assistance from Him and ask of Him forgiveness and guidance. We send blessings on His chosen and noble Messenger,…

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 many learned scholars…