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Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts (Collection #12)

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts (Collection #12)

This is a new collection of inspirational and spiritual quotes from Imams and scholars. Read about the first step to study the Qur’an; why we should not be too concerned about people’s pleasure; the way to unparalleled tranquility and happiness; what sincerity to scholars entails and more. Refresh your heart and soul with these posts. …

Imam Abu Hanifah Seeks Knowledge (Part 2)

Imam Abu Hanifah Seeks Knowledge (Part 2)

Part 1 | Part 2 The incident that directed Abu Hanifah to frequenting the scholars is narrated by all of his biographers. He recounts the incident himself: “One day, I passed by [`Amir] al-Sha`bi who was seated. He called me and asked: “Where do you go?” I named a merchant whom I was going …

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts #11

Heal Your Soul with Spiritual Posts #11

It is without doubt that life these days has become so hectic that it’s very easy for us to get caught up in just trying to survive each day. Whether your plans are not working or things appear off track rest assured that Allah is the best of planners. He is the All-Knowing. Keep the …

Imam Abu Hanifah: Life and Scholarship (Part 1)

Imam Abu Hanifah: Life and Scholarship (Part 1)

In the illustrious line of scholars, Imam Abu Hanifah is known as Imam al-A`zam or “the greatest Imam.” His inspiring life and remarkable contributions to the development of Islam law furthered the cause of Islamic scholarship profoundly. He was among the first to apply the recognized methods of legal reasoning in a consistent way. Also, …

Dr. Qadhi: Humility of Scholars vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

Dr. Qadhi: Humility of Scholars vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

If studying knowledge makes you despise, curse, and belittle your brothers and sisters then your fanaticism towards the people shows how very little knowledge you really have! The more one studies knowledge the more humble and tolerant of other people and opinions one should become, and the more ignorant a person is the more arrogant, …

Non Muslim Scholars on Muhammad

9 Non Muslim Scholars on Muhammad

The personality of Muhammad, it is most difficult to get into the whole truth of it. Only a glimpse of it I can catch. What a dramatic succession of picturesque scenes! There is Muhammad, the Prophet. There is Muhammad, the Warrior; Muhammad, the Businessman; Muhammad, the Statesman…

Prophet Muhammad used to recite a verse of the Quran to his companions that ultimately stated that the universe is expanding.

The Quran on the Expanding Universe and the Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang theory states that around 12-15 billion years ago the universe came into existence from one single extremely hot and dense point, and that something triggered the explosion of this point that brought about the beginning of the universe. The universe, since then, has been expanding from this single point.

Imam Abu Hanifah & Scholars' Differences (Part 4/4)

Imam Abu Hanifah & Scholars' Differences (Part 4/4)

The next time we open up a book of fiqh and browse through the contents, let us remember that it is Abu Hanifah who innovated the sub-headings of fiqh. As-Suyuti said that Abu Hanifah was the first in Islam to organize the writing of fiqh under sub-headings embracing the whole of the Law, beginning with purity followed by prayer, etc.- As Ash-Shafi`i remarked, “People are all the dependents of Abu Hanifah in fiqh.”

Junaid Jamshed

Imams & Scholars Mourn Junaid Jamshed

Grief and shock clouded many US Imams’ social media pages following the news of Junaid Jamshed’s passing away yesterday in an air flight crash. The scholars mourned the man who “had everything a youth could dream of at his fingertips,” said Nouman Khan, but “gave all of it up to pursue a path he well …

The essential teachings and basic principles that the imams agreed upon were certainly clear points of convergence between them.

The Four Imams: A Historical Turning Point

The historical importance of the four imams emerged gradually over a period of time – and not just the importance of themselves as individuals, but of the very system they set forth for engaging with Islamic Law, deducing rulings, and deriving new solutions from Islam’s sacred texts.



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