Hadith: On Saying “Labbayk ya Rasul Allah”

"Labbayk ya rasul Allah!" Anas bin Malik (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:Mu'adh bin Jabal was riding on the beast with the Prophet (ﷺ), when he (ﷺ) said to him, "O Mu'adh!" Mu'adh replied, "Here I am responding to you (labbayk), and at your pleasure, O Messenger of Allah (لبيك يا رسول الله وسعديك)." … Continue reading Hadith: On Saying “Labbayk ya Rasul Allah”

Wahhabi Takfir of the Ottoman Empire

In Durar 9/291-292 (الدرر السنية في الأجوبة النجدية - ج 9: الجهاد 2 - حكم المرتد) we find the Wahhabis making takfir (excommunication) of the Ottoman Empire, anybody who "worships graves and righteous people" (according to their definition of that), and also anybody who does not agree with them in this takfir. Translation: As for … Continue reading Wahhabi Takfir of the Ottoman Empire

The Ru’ya Twice a Day

﷽ The beautific vision of Allah ﷻ is the greatest reward. Here I will compile the hadith I have found on being given the ru'ya twice a day in Paradise, inshaAllah. Book 40 of the Ihya (source) Mujahid said, “The lowliest of Heaven’s people shall travel a thousand years in his kingdom, beholding its farthest … Continue reading The Ru’ya Twice a Day

Tafsir Jalalayn – Example of a Sahih Chain and Problematic Matn

Sometimes a hadith can have a sahih chain, but still be rejected. In Tafsir Jalalayn verse 7:190 we find a peculiar narration: Source: https://tafsir.app/jalalayn/7/190 Translation: But when He gave them a righteous child they ascribed to Him associates (shurakā’a a variant reading has shirkan meaning sharīkan ‘an associate’) in that which He had given them … Continue reading Tafsir Jalalayn – Example of a Sahih Chain and Problematic Matn

Historical Geography and Timeline of Early Fiqh and Hadith

﷽ Note: insha'Allah, I intend to update this article over time with more details You'll notice a few things from looking at this map. There's a complex interplay of time and location between these scholars, which had a significant influence on how they approached their deen. Let's take a look. Different Eras Imam Abu Hanifa … Continue reading Historical Geography and Timeline of Early Fiqh and Hadith

None More Knowledgeable Than the Scholar of Madina

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari narrated that the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: “People will go out from East and West in search of knowledge, and they shall find no one more knowledgeable than the knowledgeable scholar of Madinah.” {Related by Imam al-Hakim} Abu Hurayrah who narrated that the Prophet ﷺ said: “Very soon will people beat the flanks of camels in … Continue reading None More Knowledgeable Than the Scholar of Madina