Ahadith Against Extremism

This is a work in progress It has been narrated on the authority of Abu Huraira that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: One who defected from obedience (to the Amir) and separated from the main body of the Muslims - if he died in that state-would die the death of one belonging to the … Continue reading Ahadith Against Extremism

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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

Judaism and the Afterlife

Insha'Allah this will be a continual WIP I've found some interesting things in Judaic sources on the afterlife. Mishneh Repentance 8 In the Mishneh Torah, Repentance 8 we find references to Hell and a description of the soul. We also find education on how ephemeral this life is and that the true goal is the … Continue reading Judaism and the Afterlife