23 Mar 2017

The Biography of Shaykh Muhammad bin Muhammad Saghir Akur

His Name and Lineage: He is the dignified Shaykh, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Ṣaghīr ibn Mūsá ibn Aḥmad ibn Jammah ibn Aḥmad Aāl ʿAkūr Humdī. His Birth: Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Ṣaghīr ʿAkūr was born in 1362AH inRead more..

04 Mar 2017

Biography of Imam Ibn Shihab al-Zuhri [d.124 AH]

His Name and Lineage: He is Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Muslim ibn ʿUbaydullāh ibn ʿAbdullāh ibn Shihāb ibn ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Hārith ibn Zuhrah ibn Kilāb ibn Murrah ibn Kaʿb ibnRead more..

08 Feb 2017

The Islam of Yahya ibn Aktham and the Preservation of the Quran

Yaḥyá ibn Aktham reported; “At a time when al-Mamūn was a prince, a Jewish man entered one of his gatherings. He was well-dressed, handsome looking with a profound aroma, and when heRead more..

11 Nov 2016

Biography of Imam as-Siybawayhi – The Imam of Arabic Grammar [d.180 AH]

His Name and Upbringing: His name was Abū Bishr ʿAmr ibn ʿUthmān ibn Qanbar, the Leader of Arabic Grammar and the Proof (al-Ḥujja) of the Arabs. He was an Iranian living inRead more..