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أدب الاختلاف في مسائل العلم و الدين

This book; Adabul Ikhtilafi fi Masailil ‘Alimi wad Din, just like his other book; Atharul Hadith... was written by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) many years ago to stem the onslaught of the salafi mindset. These two books have proven to be very effective in rectifying one’s outlook (manhaj) in the academic discussions of Hadith. These books have enjoyed universal acclaim and have been re-published many times. Download …

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Allamah Binnory’s regard for guests

Mufti ‘Abdus Sattar saheb writes: Shaykh Binnory (rahimahullah) was very kind to the servants and students. At no time did his high position and status prevent him from giving attention to the lowest servant. Once, before departing for Haj I visited the madrasah in Newtown. After performing ‘Asr Salah, ‘Allamah Binnory (rahimahullah) had already sat in a car to attend a janazah. Without thinking I walked straight towards the office. …

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دراسات الكاشف للذهبي

This book; Dirasatul Kashifi Lil Imamil Hafizidh Dhahabi, is an in-depth introduction to the field of Jarh & Ta’dil; which is the field of debating the reliability of the Hadith narrators. In addition to the other branches of Hadith sciences, My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) has a unique proficiency in this particular one. I have heard him say several times, that his work on Al-Kashif is a …

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القول البدیع في الصلاة على الحبيب الشفيع ﷺ

The book: Al Qawul Badi’ fis Salati ‘alal Habibish Shafi’ ﷺ is the world renowned, celebrated work of ‘Allamah Sakhawi (rahimahullah) on the topic of the virtues of salawat/durud upon Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). The copy that was annotated by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) is considered the most reliable one, as it was the final edited copy of the author. Download the PDF here

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أثَر الحديث الشريف

This book; Atharul Hadith… was written by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) many years ago to stem the onslaught of the salafi mindset. This book has proven to be very effective in rectifying one’s outlook (manhaj) in the academic discussions of Hadith. The book enjoys universal acclaim and has been re-published many times.   Download the Pdf here

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An interesting incident on Bukhari recitals

The following is extracted from a book written by Hazrat Moulana Yusuf Motala saheb (hafizahullah) of UK. entitled: Hazrat Shaykhul Hadith and I, pg.30. Hazrat Shaykh,[ Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandehawi (rahimahullah)] spent the Ramadan of 1393 A.H [October 1973] in the Holy lands. since I had to perform Haj with my wife and aunt, I could not present myself for Shaykh’s service in that Ramadan. The Arab/Israel war took place …

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The Soldiers of the night

My Honourable Ustad, Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) mentioned this incident recently when we were discussing the topic of support for ‘ilm, ‘Ulama and the knowledge of Din. Shaykh said this is an incident that needs to be shared with the public for their benefit. Shaykh also wrote this incident in his book entitled, Al-Mukhtar min faraidin Nuqul wal Akhbar.   Nidhamul Mulk was in his time a minister for …

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Virtues of visiting the sick

Every community has people who fall ill. In Islam, we are encouraged to visit such people and not to neglect them. The extent of the importance of this can be gauged from the five authentic Hadiths below: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Whomsoever visits a sick person or visits his brother for the sake of Allah Ta’ala, a caller calls out, ‘You have …

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