When Shaykh Idrees Kandhelvi was offered a position at Darululoom Deoband

"Darul Tafseer" Source: http://darululoom-deoband.com/

“Darut-Tafseer”
Source: http://darululoom-deoband.com/

Ustadh-ul-Muhaditheen Maulana Muhammad Idrees Kandhelvi was a distinct scholar of Hadith from the Indian Subcontinent. Among his teachers included the following luminaries:

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Political Genius of Caliph ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab

Beautiful Arabic calligraphy that says "Umar Al-Farooq"

Beautiful Arabic calligraphy that says “Umar Al-Farooq” Source: Unkown

Khalifah ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab was truly a genius. He was a natural leader and had a great political acumen. Following are few examples to briefly explain this point.

Khalifah ‘Umar had established an inquiry commission to ensure that his governors and other state officials abide by the rules and do not transgress a tiny bit. The Chief Inquirer was Continue reading

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Common Legends About Muharram and ‘Ashura by Mufti Taqi ‘Usmani | Abul Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi’s comment

Here I have summarized the key points of Mufti Taqi Usmani from his book “Islamic Months: Merits and Precepts.” In this post we will understand what is Muharram all about, what are the opportunities to perform virtuous acts and clarify the common legends that make rounds every year during the month of Muharram and the day of ‘Ashura. This is your simple guide to the month of Muharram.

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“Give us the good of this world and the next…”

:: Give us the good of this world and the next ::

Narrated by Anas (radiAllahu anhu):

The Messenger of Allah, Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to say: 

“اللَّهُمَّ رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِي الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَفِي الآخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ “

“O God, give us all the good of this world, and the good of the life hereafter, and save us from the punishment of the fire.”

(Qur’an 2:201)

[Sahih al-Bukhari, Book 65 “Tafseer of the Prophet”, Hadith 4563]

 

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How to deal with people that argue with doubts from the Qur’an?

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Love for Muhammad entails love for his Sunnah

 

Sayyidina Umar (radiAllaho anho) said:

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The Interpreter of the Qur’an

The Noble Qur'an

The Noble Qur’an

::The Interpreter of the Qur’an::

Ibn Jarir At-Tabari reported that ‘Abdullah bin Mas’ud said: “Yes, Ibn ‘Abbas is the interpreter of the Qur’an.”
This Hadith has an authentic chain of narrators. Ibn Mas’ud died in the 32nd year of Hijrah and ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abbas lived for 36 years after that. Hence, what do you think about the knowledge that Ibn ‘Abbas collected after Ibn Mas’ud?

Al-A’mash said that Abu Wa’il said: “Ali once appointed ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas to lead the Hajj season. Ibn ‘Abbas gave a speech to the Continue reading

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‘In The Belly Of A Whale’ by Shaykh Moataz Al-Hallak

Have you ever been in the belly of a whale? Listen to this inspiring and life changing Khutbah, reflect, and share it with others so others may experience a life changing event in their life inshAllah (God Willing). Continue reading

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‘Until I See You’- Beautiful Poem by Ammar Alshukry

Assalam-o-Alaykum Friends,

It has been a long time, life is busy and the blog has been neglected. However, as most of you may know I am always updating my facebook page, so do not forget to follow me on Facebook.

Now this attached video below has an amazing poem, please check it out, like it, love it, think about it, and reflect on it, and above all…do not forget to share it! :)
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The difference between Qur’an, Hadith and Hadith Qudsi | The Qur’an Series

“The most important distinction between the Qur’an and all other words or writings therefore is that the Qur’an is the speech from Allah, revealed in its precise meaning and wording through the Angel Gabriel, transmitted by many…” Continue reading

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Revelation and Scriptures Before the Qur’an | The Qur’an Series

“All the teachings contained in the former Scriptures that were meant to be of lasting value and importance are included in the Qur’an. The Qur’an also gives some specific accounts, although selective, of what the pre-Qur’anic scriptures contained and it is worthwhile to look briefly at this material” Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an | Qur’an Series

“Some special knowledge of the circumstances that surround the message is also necessary for fuller understanding of its meaning and implications.”

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New Trend of Amateur Islamic Thinkers in Pakistan

Few quick thoughts/ concerns as below…

There is a new trend in Pakistan that I am noticing. I may be wrong, I wish to be wrong in this case.

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Does Pakistan deserves the blood, corruption and lawlessness?? [Updated May 4th]

By Umer Sultan | [Updated May 4th 2010.]

A very important question is that does Pakistan deserves the blood, chaos and lawlessness that it is facing? I do think this question is a very valid question, however, I do not think that I or anyone else for that matter is the right person to say Yes or No.

Although, there are some points to be pointed out and much needed reminders hoping that it might be of some help for the Pakistanis.

In Pakistan people are tired of their politicians. They curse their politicians because of their incompetency and corruption. However, they do not Continue reading

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Video: How to Pass in Your Exams and Live Successfully: A Must Watch Video :)

There are times in our student life and in our life in general when we question ourselves about the purpose of what we are doing. Continue reading

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A Poem by the 14th century emperor of China about the Prophet Muhammad

 

A poem written by Hong Wu, the emperor of China who established the Ming Dynasty in the 14th century, written in praise of the Prophet Muhammad. (Emperor Wu was not a Muslim).

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