Tag Archives: respect for scholars

July, 2020

  • 8 July

    Love and support for ‘Ulama – audio

    Several Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) and those after them said: “Be an ‘Alim (scholar), or one who strives to become one, or at least one who listens (to the ‘Ulama) or one who loves (them). Do not become the fifth (one who hates them) for you will be destroyed.” Listen to the talk I delivered on this topic here

March, 2020

  • 25 March

    Naming and Praising your Teacher

    In the writings and lessons of the scholars of the past, one finds abundant citations from their respective teachers. They would not hold back in: Naming their source and teachers, in addition to: Praising them duly.  In fact, they would name their source even if it was someone junior to them. There are a host of books written on the topic of: رواية الأكابر عن الأصاغر Those seniors who reported …

September, 2019

  • 23 September

    Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah’s view regarding Darul ‘Ulum Deoband

    The view of the great scholar, researcher and Muhaddith, my esteemed teacher, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah – Al-Halabi al-Madani regarding Darul ‘Ulum Deoband   The following is an extract from the speech that he delivered at the institute: “I have reliance upon, trust and love Darul ‘Ulum Deoband and its past and present scholars. I ask Allah, the Great, from His great bounty to favour it, its administrators and all similar places …

July, 2019

  • 23 July

    Value the ‘Ulama – audio

    An authentic Hadith states: Allah Ta’ala will not take knowledge of Din by snatching it all at once. Rather Allah Ta’ala will take away knowledge by taking away from this Dunya the ‘Ulama… (Sahih Bukhari) Download my talk on respecting and valuing the ‘Ulama here

December, 2018

  • 24 December

    Ebook on Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah’s biography

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  • 4 December

    The Great Virtue for Supporting a Student of Islamic Knowledge

    There was a person studying by the Famous, Maliki Scholar (who was the son of another great Maliki Scholar); Imam Muhammad ibn Sahnun (rahimahumallah). This student’s father came to the teacher (and what an excellent father he was). He said to the Teacher: I will take care of my son’s expenses by working myself, so I do not distract him from him studies. Imam Ibn Sahnun (rahimahullah) replied: ‘Do you …

June, 2017

  • 6 June

    Another way of respecting an ‘Alim

    Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (may Allah protect him) mentioned the following incident:   I once visited Mufti Mahmudul Hasan Gangohi (rahimahullah) while he was in Madinah Munawwarah. It was after ‘Asr Salah. As the time for Maghrib drew near, an attendant (khadim) enquired from Mufti saheb if he wanted to make wudu and prepare for salah. Mufti Mahmud saheb (rahimahullah) replied: ‘How can I sit in the company of this ‘Alim …