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Why do Some Ahaadith Which Report a Single Incident Have Different Wordings? – Imam as-San’aani

Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked about the reasons for the different wordings of Ahaadith which report a single incident. So he responded with a work entitled:  (رسالة في اختلاف ألفاظ الحديث النبوي) The Treatise on the Differences in the Wordings of the Prophetic Hadith In summary, Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) argues…

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Fatawa

The Condition of the Book The Lives of the Companions (حياة الصحابة) – Shaikh Muqbil bin Haadi al-Waadi’ee 

Question: What is your opinion of the book The Lives of the Companions by Kandhlawi? Answer: “The book The Lives of the Companions has in it Ahaaadith that are authentic, Ahaadith that are weak, Ahaadith which are fabricated, and false stories. So it is not necessary to rely upon it. However, we advise (you) to read The Merits of the Companions…

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Islamic Research

The Ruling on a Woman Travelling to Hajj or Umrah Without a Mahram – Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam and Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam (may Allah preserve him) wrote: “A group of the People of Knowledge took the opinion that a Mahram is a condition for the obligation of making Hajj and this enters into the expenses which Allah mentions: “those who can afford the expenses” [3:97]. It is the opinion of Ahmad, Ishaaq, ath-Thawri, ash-Shafi’ee in one statement, Ibn…

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Islamic Research

Supplications for When it it Rains – Shaikh ‘Adnan al-Masqari

Shaikh ‘Adnan al-Masqari (may Allah preserve him) wrote: “ Chapter: Supplication when the Rain Descends 1. اللّهُمَّ صَيِّـباً نافِـعاً O Allah, may it be a beneficial rain cloud Proof: عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم كَانَ إِذَا رَأَى الْمَطَرَ قَالَ ‏ اللّهُمَّ صَيِّـباً نافِـعاً ‘Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her) narrated that the Messenger of Allah…

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