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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 […]

Affirming the Names and Attributes of Allaah

February 7, 2015


Imaam Aboo Haneefah – may Allaah have mercy upon him – said: “He becomes angry and He becomes pleased; and it is not to be said ‘His Anger is His Punishment‘ and ‘His pleasure is His Reward‘. We describe Him as He has described Himself, One Eternal, He does not beget, nor is he Beggotten, […]

The Creed of Imam Abu Haneefah (Rahimahullah)

November 28, 2014


When Imaam Abu Haneefah (Rahimahullah) was asked of his opinion of the one who says I do not know whether Allaah (Subhaanahu wa ta’aala) is above the heavens or on the earth, Imaam Abu Haneefah (Rahimahullah) said: He has disbelieved, because Allah (Subhaanahu wa ta’aala) says: “The Most Merciful rose above the Throne”, and His […]

Those who say that the one who does not pray is a kaafir and those who say that he is not a kaafir both claim that there is consensus on their point of view; how are we to understand the claim of consensus on both their parts?

April 21, 2014


Q. I have read the scholars’ opinions on the one who does not pray. Some of them say that he is a kaafir and an apostate, and some say that he is an evildoer (faasiq). The first group claims that there is consensus on this point. My question is: if there is consensus concerning this […]

Aqidah Of Imaam Abu Hanifah (d. 150H – rahimahullaah) And His Golden Advices To The Ummah

November 15, 2013


It is agreed upon by the people of verification that Imaam Abu Hanifah (d.150 H), and this two companions Abu Yusuf Ya’qub bin Ibraaheem al-Ansaaree (d.182H), and Muhammad bin al-Hasan ash-Shaybaanee (d.189H), and others besides them likewise Abu Ja’far at-Tahaawi (d.321H),  were all upon the Salafi aqidah, and they are also from the generality of the Salaf of this ummah, like the […]

Definition of udhiyah (sacrifice) and the ruling thereon

November 4, 2011


Q. What is meant by udhiyah (sacrifice)? Is it obligatory or Sunnah?. A. Praise be to Allaah. The word udhiyah means an animal of the ‘an’aam class (i.e., camel, cow, sheep or goat) that is slaughtered during the days of Eid al-Adha because of the Eid and as an act of worship, intending to draw […]

A Brief Overview: The madhhab of Imam Abu Haneefah

July 11, 2010


Brief overview of the madhhab of Imam Abu HaneefahQ] We hope that you could give us a brief overview of Imam Abu Haneefah and his madhhab, because I hear some people criticizing this madhhab because he relies too much on qiyaas (analogy) and ra’y (opinion). A] Praise be to Allaah. Imam Abu Haneefah is the […]