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E-Book: The Essential Pearls & Gems of Ibn Taymiyyah / Sheikh Muhammad Al-‘Arifi

In this book, Dr. Muhammad Ibn Abd ar-Rahman al-‘Arifi has selected material from the huge corpus of Ibn Taymiyyah’s work nd made it accessible to the ordinary reader so that he may learn about the thought of this great scholar of Islam. Continue reading “E-Book: The Essential Pearls & Gems of Ibn Taymiyyah / Sheikh Muhammad Al-‘Arifi” »

E-Book: Umar bin Abd Al-Aziz

On 21, Apr 2014 | In Biographies, Books / كُتُب, Islamic History / تاريخ | By Abu 'Aaminah

By Dr. Ali Muhammad al-Sallabi – This book describes, among other things, the principles based upon which Umar ibn Abd Al-Aziz governed the Muslims during his caliphate; among those principles were mutual consultation, justice, equality among people and honouring of freedoms. Continue reading “E-Book: Umar bin Abd Al-Aziz” »

Safiyyah al-Shaybaniya: Imam Ahmad’s Most Influential Teacher

On 10, Aug 2013 | In Biographies, Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal (رحمه الله), Parenting | By Abu 'Aaminah

Imam Ahmad (May Allah shower him with Mercy) is without a doubt one of the most influential scholars of the Ummah. He learned from the best scholars of his time, and was a great example and teacher to those who came after him inHadeeth, Fiqh, Zuhd, Wara’, Piety, and Patience. Continue reading “Safiyyah al-Shaybaniya: Imam Ahmad’s Most Influential Teacher” »

E-Book: Salah Ad-Deen al-Ayubi (3 Volumes)

On 04, Aug 2013 | In Biographies, Books / كُتُب, Islamic History / تاريخ | By Abu 'Aaminah

As a soldier, a ruler, and a human being, Sultan Salahuddin Ayubi was a person of phenomenal attributes. Continue reading “E-Book: Salah Ad-Deen al-Ayubi (3 Volumes)” »

Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal: His Name and His Lineage (1)

On 30, Jul 2013 | In Biographies, Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal (رحمه الله) | By Abu 'Aaminah

He is Ahmed bin Muhammad bin Hanbal bin Hilal bin Asad bin Idrees bin Abdillah bin Hayyan. Continue reading “Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal: His Name and His Lineage (1)” »

Beauty in Refusing the Seduction of Women

It is reported that Abu Bakr al-Miski was once asked , “We always find a good odor emanating from you – why or how?”

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His fragrance…

‘Utba Al-Sulami is a great Sahabi who entered Islam before Fatih Makkah. He witnessed two battles under the leadership of the Prophet, salah allahu ‘alayhi wa salam. I translated the following from a book, ‘Men that history won’t forget’ by Shaikh Mahmoud Al-Masri, 2/318:

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Ibn Battuta: Journey To Mecca

Journey to Mecca tells the incredible true story of Ibn Battuta, one of the greatest travelers in history. In 1325, as a 21-year-old law student, he set out from Morocco on an epic journey to the sacred city of Mecca. Along the way, he is besieged by bandits, disease and sandstorms, but when he finally arrives after having travelled thousands of miles, visited some of the greatest cities of the medieval world, and joined a camel caravan of 10,000 people he is a man transformed. With stunning imagery and released to critical acclaim around the world, Journey to Mecca includes extraordinary and moving footage of the Hajj, one of the longest running annual events in human history.

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Feb
2012

In Biographies
Fiqh / فقه‎
General

By Abu 'Aaminah

The Silsilah (chain) of the late Sh. Abdullah ibn ‘Aqil al-Hanbali

On 16, Feb 2012 | In Biographies, Fiqh / فقه‎, General | By Abu 'Aaminah

The following as one of the shortest Sanad (I think) I could find for the Hanbali Madhab, beginning with Sh ‘Abdullah b. ‘Aqil and ending with the Prophet SallAllahu ‘alaihi wa-sallam.

Bear in mind, this is just ONE of the sanads of Sh Ibn ‘Aqil, whereas his chains in Hanbali fiqh are from about 8 different Sheikhs, and each of them have different chains!.

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