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The meaning of Ramadan and Sawm (Fast)

On the meaning of Ramadan, Imam Raghib al-Asfahani said:

Ramadan is taken from the word ra-ma-da which means ‘to burn’ or ‘that which is intensely or vehemently heated by the sun’.  

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Establishing the Beginning & End of the Month of Ramadan

Establishing the Beginning & End of the Month of Ramadan— Maliki madhhab

Imam Malik has reported on the authority of ‘Abdullah b. ‘Umar that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: 576 more words

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Regarding the dubious Tafsir that was published recently in America

To the honourable scholars, al-salam ‘alaykum.

Recently, an English translation and commentary of the Quran entitled ‘the Study Quran’, was published. It was undertaken by a group of western academics. 2,101 more words

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The Final Words of Advice from Sayyiduna Ja'far as-Sadiq [d. 148 AH]

It has been narrated that Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ great-great-great grandson, Ja`far al-Sadiq ibn Muhammad al-Baqir ibn Zayn al-`Abidin ibn Husayn ibn Fatimah bint Muhammad ﷺ, was on his deathbed and some people from Kufa (a city in `Iraq) entered upon him. 225 more words

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Analysis of Ashhab's Opinion on Combining Prayers

Ashhab ibn ‘Abd al-Aziz (140AH – 204AH) was a famous Egyptian jurist and companion of Imam Malik. Some have claimed that he was of the view that combining between two prayers without a valid Shar‘i excuse is permissible. 957 more words

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Al-Mazari: Giving verdicts contrary to the established positions of one's school

Al-Mazari was asked:

Is it possible to take the position of Sa`id bin ‘l-Musayyab in an irrevocably divorced woman by considering her legalised by mere contract?

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