Tag Archives: Scholars

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 …

  • 20 March

    A passage from a manuscript of Sunan Tirmidhi dated 558 A.H

    The following is a passage I recently came across in a manuscript of Sunan Tirmidhi. This manuscript dates back to the year 558 A.H. In this passage, the student of Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) relates from Imam Tirmidhi himself some interesting information about one of Imam Tirmidhi’s favourite teachers; Imam Hannad ibn Sariy, who was also the teacher of all the other authors of the six famous Hadith books (the sihah …

September, 2019

  • 20 September

    (معالم إرشادية (التسجيل الصوتي

    Here is an audio series by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) on his kitab, Ma’alimu Irshadiyyah. It is extremely beneficial for people of knowledge. Download here

February, 2019

  • 5 February

    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 …

  • 4 February

    المختار من فرائد النقول والأخبار

    This is a beautiful Arabic booklet written by my Honourable Ustad, Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) in the 1970s. It is a collection of inspirational quotes and incidents from the pious predecessors. This book was written primarily for the young students of Islamic knowledge with two aims: a) To inspire them to follow in the footsteps of these pious, upright scholars. b) To enable them to recite Arabic correctly. Its …