07 Mar 2017
Shuʿayb ibn Ḥarb said; “There were 4000 of us studying ḥadīth, but none except four became apt.” Abū Dāwūd Sulaymān aṭ-Ṭayālisī said; “I was once at the door of ShuʿbahRead more..
04 Mar 2017
The author, (Imām al-Barbahārī) may Allāh have mercy upon him said, Know! May Allāh have mercy upon you, that knowledge is not simply narrating a great deal and (possessing many)Read more..
12 Feb 2017
Abū Masʿūd Aḥmad ibn al-Furāt al-Rāzī, Used to repeat every ḥadīth 500 times. A man once said to him; ‘I [continuously] forget the narrations that I have memorised!’ ‘Upon you is toRead more..
03 Oct 2016
ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Mubārak was asked about a matter whilst Abū Isḥāq al-Fazārī sat besides him. ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Mubārak gestured towards the questioner – who was a Khurasānī, to ask AbūRead more..
24 Sep 2016
Shaykh Ṣāliḥ ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl-Shaykh: I once asked the famous literarian and editor of a great portion of tafsīr al-Ṭabarī – professor Maḥmūd Shākir – to send me a book on the ArabicRead more..
01 Sep 2016
Questioner: Is going to scholars from amongst the people of innovation and desires in order to obtain chains of narration for (recitation of) the Noble Qurʾān and some books onRead more..
31 Aug 2016
The author, (Imām al-Barbahārī) may Allah have mercy upon him said; “Examine! May Allah ﷻ have mercy upon you, the speech of every person that you hear, practically in yourRead more..
29 Aug 2016
28 Aug 2016
The first text that I advise the one who wishes to begin seeking knowledge to memorise is ‘The Three Principles’, [after that] ‘The Pillars of the Prayer and its Obligations andRead more..
28 Aug 2016
The best book on the subject of tafsīr for the beginner student of knowledge is: Tafsīr al-Baghawī. The best book on matters of ʿaqīdah which the Muslim needs is: Kitāb al-TawḥīdRead more..