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Chronological usage of the term ‘Salaf’

April 18, 2017


Chronological usage of the term Salaf: 1. Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم (d. 11H) 2. Ayyub Al-Sakhtiyani (130H) 3. Abu Haneefah (d.151H) 4. Abdur-Rahmaan al-Awzaa’ee (d. 157H) 5. Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d.241H) 6. Abu Ja’far at-Tahawi (d. 321) 7. Abu Muhammad Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani (d.386) 8. al-Laalikaa’ee (d. 418H) 9. Aboo ‘Uthmaan as-Saboonee […]

Knowledge of Usûlud-Dîn (the fundamentals of the Dîn)

February 21, 2014


Ibn Abil-’Izz (d.792H) – rahimahallâh – said: “Knowledge of Usûlud-Dîn (the fundamentals of the Dîn) is the most noble branch of knowledge, since the excellence of a certain type of knowledge depends upon what it is concerned with, and this is the greater Fiqh (understanding), which is why Imâm Abû Hanîfah (d. 150H) – rahmatullâhi ’alayhi – called that which he compiled concerning Usûl ud-Dîn: […]