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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Sabr [Patience]: “It is important to look at the life of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم and know that no one faced greater tribulation. The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم lived to see all of his children buried, except for Fatima. How many people experience that in their lifetime? Out […]


‘Reposts’ are posts of yester- day/week/year which shall be posted again, Insha Allah once a week and can be found in the ‘Reposts’ category. Original post date: April 29, 2007. The following has been excerpted from Allah Ke Raaste Mein Nikalnay Walon Ki Hairat-Angaiz Kar-Guzariyan by Mawlana Tariq Jamil and is translated into English by […]


Excerpted from Man & the Universe, An Islamic Perspective by Mostafa al-Badawi. Marriage is one of the pivotal institutions in Islam and therefore one of the most explicitly regulated. Young men are strongly enjoined to marry as early as possible, as a safeguard against irregular and therefore socially disruptive relationships, and also to enable themselves to reach maturity and stability in their lives. It is stated […]


As I thought of what I wanted to say to introduce this poem by D. A. H. Moore [taken from the unpublished ‘Cooked Oranges’], I realized that the inherently mundane nature of our temporal existence, had once again delayed the expansion of my soul; this must take place after a contraction in our ever-vascillating realm. […]


Conclusion

13Feb08

The following is the last of a series of topics that have been covered regarding al-Imam al-A’zam Abu Hanifa in the book Fiqh al-Imam, Key Proofs in Hanafi Fiqh by Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf, under the general heading of Imam A’zam Abu Hanifa and Hadith, and have been posted here [on Ekhlas] in a piecemeal […]


The following is the 5th of a series of topics that have been covered regarding al-Imam al-A’zam Abu Hanifa in the book Fiqh al-Imam, Key Proofs in Hanafi Fiqh by Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf, under the general heading of Imam A’zam Abu Hanifa and Hadith, and will be posted here [on Ekhlas] in a piecemeal […]


The following is the 4th of a series of topics that have been covered regarding al-Imam al-A’zam Abu Hanifa in the book Fiqh al-Imam, Key Proofs in Hanafi Fiqh by Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf, under the general heading of Imam A’zam Abu Hanifa and Hadith, and will be posted here [on Ekhlas] in a piecemeal […]


  ‘Reposts’ are posts of yester- day/week/year which shall be posted again, Insha’llah once a week and can be found in the ‘Reposts’ category. Original Post Date: July 13, 2007. The following is the 3rd of a series of topics that have been covered regarding al-Imam al-A’zam Abu Hanifa in the book Fiqh al-Imam, Key […]


‘Reposts’ are posts of yester- day/week/year which shall be posted again, Insha’llah once a week and can be found in the ‘Reposts’ category. Original Post Date: June 20, 2007. The following is the 2nd of a series of topics that have been covered regarding al-Imam al-A’zam Abu Hanifa in the book Fiqh al-Imam, Key Proofs in […]


‘Reposts’ are posts of yester- day/week/year which shall be posted again, Insha’llah once a week and can be found in the ‘Reposts’ category. Introduction “The year 80 A.H. witnessed the birth of a great personality–one who engaged himself in the study of the religious sciences under the great scholars of his time; one who proceeded […]