A story of a great marriage in Islam

Imam al-Kasani (Allah have mercy on him) is a renowned 6th century Hanafi jurist, who authored one of the most famous reference works in the Hanafi School titled Bada’i al-Sana’i in approximately 8 volumes. There is an intriguing story behind him writing this colossal work. Imam al-Kasani’s main teacher was Imam al-Samarqandi, who had a…

“The Bedouin and the Existence of Allah…”

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The Bedouin and the Existence of Allah   Imam Ahmad Ibn Muhammad al-Maqqari al-Tilimsani al-Andalusi (d. 1041/1631) writes in Kitab Nafh al-Tib: Arabic: قيل لأعرابي بم عرفت ربك فقال البعرة تدل على البعير والروث يدل على الحمير وآثار الأقدام تدل على المسير فسماء ذات أبراج وبحار ذات أمواج أما يدل ذلك على…

Poetry: Bounty of Allah

My Shaykh, Hazrat Maulana Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (Daamat Barakaatuhum) says in poetry: “Agreed, there is a little stolen pleasure in sin, But what great rebellion is this against the Sustainer (Allah Ta’ala), (That you use His bounties to disobey Him). A little while of pleasure and everlasting regret; What stupidity it is to bury…

Knowledge

In truth, true Knowledge is the name of Allah’s Love. Otherwise, if one disregards the true object of acquiring Knowledge, Then such Knowledge becomes a means for Iblees to mislead. That Knowledge which does not lead towards Allah, Is in fact, not Knowledge, but ignorance. -Guidance for the Seekers of Allah Ta’ala by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel…