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Tag: Imam Abu Hanifa الإمام أبو حنيفة

Abu Hanifa on Character: The scholars have the best manners and character

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The stories and gatherings of the scholars are more beloved to me than a great deal of jurisprudence (fiqh), for they have the best manners and character.” Mālik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, it is the duty […]

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As-Sarakhsi on Human Rights: Allah people have sanctity, freedom, and property rights at birth

September 29, 2015

As-Sarakhsi Al-Hanafi said, “As Allah the Exalted created humanity to carry His trusts, He dignified them with reason and sacred inviolability in order to be responsible for the duties and rights of Allah placed over them. Then He granted them sanctity, freedom, and property rights for them to continue carrying out their trusts. Hence, this […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Fatwa: The scholars disliked to say this was Halal or Haram

December 8, 2014

Ash-Shafi’ee reported: Abu Yusuf said, “I know our elders among the scholars would dislike to say in their judgments (fatwa) that this is lawful (halal) and this is unlawful (haram), unless it was clearly found in the Book of Allah the Exalted without need of interpretation.” Source: Al-Umm 2120 عن الشافعي قَالَ أَبُو يُوسُفَ أَدْرَكْتُ […]

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Abu Hanifa on Attributes: Have faith in divine qualities without knowing how or negating them

June 17, 2014

Ibn Abi Al-‘Izz reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Allah has a hand, a face, and a self as the Exalted has mentioned in the Quran from mention of the hand, the face, and the self. It is an attribute without asking how they are manifest. It should not be said […]

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Ibn Abi Al-‘Izz on Tawheed: Islamic monotheism is divided into three categories

May 13, 2014

Ibn Abi Al-‘Izz said, “With monotheism one enters into Islam and with it one will depart from this world. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said: He whose last words are there is no God but Allah will enter Paradise. Therefore, it is the first and last duty. Monotheism, then, is the beginning […]

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Hadith on Mosques: When you enter the Masjid, then perform tahiyyatul masjid prayers

April 13, 2013

Abu Qatadah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When one of you enters the mosque, then let him pray two bowings before he sits down.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 433, Sahih Muslim 714, Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim An-Nawawi said, “In this tradition is the […]

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Hadith on Modesty: An adult woman must cover her head and body during prayer

April 5, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The prayer of an adult woman is not accepted unless she wears a veil.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 641 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Kathir Ibn Taymiyyah said, “As for covering the face, the hands, and the feet, it is not necessary for […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Peace: If the rulers knew our tranquility in Islam, they would fight us for it

March 16, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Some of the scholars would say, “If the kings of the world and their sons knew what we have of blessings and happiness, they would fight us for it with their swords.” Source: Al-Jawab Al-Kafi wa Ta’reekh Dimshaq 4475 قال ابن القيم وَيَقُولُ الْآخَرُ لَوْ عَلِمَ الْمُلُوكُ وَأَبْنَاءُ الْمُلُوكِ مَا نَحْنُ فِيهِ مِنَ […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Jihad: The majority of Muslim scholars say unbelievers are fought for their transgression, not their unbelief

February 28, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “The scholars disagreed concerning the reason for fighting the disbelievers. Is the cause for war their fighting or their state of unbelief? There are two famous opinions. The first is that the reason for war against them is their fighting and transgression against the religion and its people, and this is the […]

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Hadith on Prayer: To stand in prayer with reverence and a moderate gap between the feet

February 18, 2013

Abu Ubaida reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud saw a man praying with his feet together and he said, “He has differed from the prophetic tradition (sunnah). It would have been better for him to alternate between them when tired.” Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 892, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nasa’i Ibn Abidin Al-Hanafi said, “It is disliked to stand […]

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