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By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami

ولو جرى العقد بين الفضوليين أو بين الفضولي والأصيل جاز بالإجماع.

كان ببغداد رجل اسمه رويم. فعرض عليه عليه القضاء فتولاه. فلقيه الجنيد يوما فقال: من أرتد أن يستودع…

There are five types of water; clear cleanser, doubtful cleanser, clean but not a cleanser, unclean…

There are twenty key terms in usul fiqh which outline the core approaches to interpreting…

[Marriage] becomes binding through offer and acceptance. Both the words must be in past tense such as…

To study Sahih Muslim, use Sharh Nawawi and Fath al-Mulhim as your base but supplement with relevant…

The checklist outlines key questions within usul al-fiqh which if answered one would have covered the…

Hadith Jibril is a narration which outlines the interaction between the final Prophet and Hadrat…

Gatherings are enjoined with trust. The hadith contains the following key words: Majalis, Bi, Amanat…

Dua is mubtada. Mukhkh is mudhaf and Ibadah is mudhaf ilayhi. Mudhaf and mudhaf ilayhi combined…

Din is mubtada and nasihah is khabr. Mubtada and khabr combined forms jumlah ismiyyah khabriyyah.…

الْخَبَرُ إِمَّا أَنْ يَكُونَ لَهُ: طُرُقٌ بِلَا عَدَدٍ مُعَيَّنٍ ، أَوْ مَعَ حَصْرِ بِمَا فَوْقَ…

Economic (prosperity) is a means rather than an end. The Shariah allows ownership and protects the…

Allah Almighty has ordained that when a man marries a woman, he must give her something. Is there a…

Amr can possibly refer to one of sixteen possible meanings. The default meaning of amr is for wujub.
The abjad numerals is a decimal system which is used in Arabic to number lists. Remember the mnemonic…
The value of a sword (or any tool) is determined by one who wields it.

يرويه شيخنا العلاّمة بإسناده الّذي مرَّ في (الموطّأ) إلى صدر الأئمة رضي الله تعالى عنه، قال…

عن شاه ولي اللله الدهلوي عن أبي طاهر بن ابراهيم الكردي عن حسن ابن علي العجيمي عن عيسي المغربي عن شهاب…

عن شاه ولي الله دهلوي عن الشيخ أبو طاهر بن إبراهيم الكردي عن أبيه عن سلطان بن أحمد المزاحي عن أحمد…

Revise the Arabic words used for plants in the Quran.

By Shaykh al-Islam Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Usul Ifta wa Adabuhu…

Translation by Ml. Muntasir Zaman -…

Imam Muslim in the introduction to his Sahih, outlines the need to critically analyse narrators in order…

This is the exposition on the Muqaddimah of Imam Muslim which in effect is a preface to his…

On discussing the prohibition of interest, the difference between illat and hikmat is outlined. The…

Anas b. Malik (RA) relates the forbearance of the Prophet. He says, I served the Prophet for 7 years…

Outlined is the schedule of payment one needs to make before distributing to fixed and the residuary…

By Mufti Mahmud Hasan Ajmeri
Translated by Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami – 28 Rabi II…

Before starting ilmul fara’id, we shall write the definition (ta’rif), subject matter (mawdu’),…

By Mufti Mahmud Hasan Ajmeri
Translated by Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami – 29 Rabi II…

By Mufti Mahmud Hasan Ajmeri
Translated by Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami – 28 Rabi II…

The wordings of tashahhud in salah differ slightly in the narrations with the reports of Hadrats Umar…

Iman is do tasdīq (assenting) to what is known that the Messenger (Allāh bless him and grant him…

What is the difference between these three synonymic (mutaradif) words in the Quran; thunder (رعد),…

Dhubba’, Hantham, Muzaffat & Naqir are types of jars at the time of the Prophet which were…

By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami
11 Rabi II 1437 | 22 January 2016

Hadrat Shaykh al-…

Tawatur can be achieved in four ways – tawatur fil isnad, tabaqat, ta’amul and qadr mushtarak. All of…
Allamah Abu Barakat al-Nasafi writes in Manar:

[Mutawatir] is the message…

By Shaykh al-Hadith Ml. Muhammad Yunus Jawnpuri
Yawaqit al-Ghaliyah v.1 pp.40

Ilm is not gained, it is given. For this privilege, one cannot simply rely on the minimum;…

Blocking the means (sadd al-zara’i) or closing the ‘floodgate’ is a legal principle used as a device…

By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami

A scattered mind and frail body may become a hindrance to…

Knowledge should be shared but not everything learned is to be spread to the general public. Some…

Miqat is the set boundary beyond which a Muslim intending to do hajj or umrah is…

There are five thulathiyat in Sunan Ibn Majah all of which is via Jabarah b. Mughallith. Jabarah is a…

Knowledge is light. It is a gift given by Allah almighty and cannot be merely acquired by sheer…

The experts of hadith are weary of the hadith of sufis as highlighted by Imam Muslim. It should be…

Avoid Darul Kutub al-‘Ilmiyyah, al-Fikr and Ihya al-Turath prints especially when they have been…

Ml.Khalil Ahmad Saharanpur advises that to create an affinity to fiqh one should read Shami (Radd al-…

Shah Waliullah, Ml. Fakhr al-Hasan and Mirza Mazhar Jani Jana were invited for food. The host forgot…

The pious Ulama achieved greatness through dedication to Allah and maintenance of their duties to…

It is prohibited to look at a woman's face or hand with desire. This is undisputed. The same is the…

Hijab is prescribed in the Shariah. This is a fact. However, the level of coverage differs depending…

الراحمون يرحمهم الرحمن – تبارك و تعالي –ارحموا من في الأرض يرحمكم من في السماء. رواه أبو داود و…