Introductory notes on the post ‘Wahhabi Contention: Asharis do not refute Shirk’

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By a member of the MuslimAnswers.net Team

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

Again, these are a few notes on a post on the sunnianswers blog, this time the post ‘Wahhabi Contention: Asharis do not refute Shirk’. The Shaykh had actually partitioned his long initial response to Yasir Qadhi into small posts, and these have the advantage of opening themselves up for further commentary and questions by the readers as needed. I will see what type of comments I can give from my side with respect to this post and the subsequent discussion. Continue reading

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Introductory notes on the post ‘Responding to Shaykh Yasir’

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By a member of the MuslimAnswers.net Team

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

What I wish to do in this and a number of subsequent articles is to write down some notes for the purpose of understanding a number of articles, works, posts, etc., written by the scholars of Islam available on the Internet. It is mostly for me to understand what these Mashaaykh have said, since some of their sayings are quite deep in places, and they need a deeper elucidation in order for them to be properly understood. I hope that the general readership may also benefit from these, since the notes come from a layman like myself and the thought processes may be similar between myself and other common people. If there are any problems in my understanding, I hope for the Shuyuukh to correct me wherever necessary. Continue reading

Preliminary Notes from the book ‘Bahr al-Kalaam’

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

From the book ‘بحر الكلام’ [Original book can be accessed from here ]

Introduction

o    Allah is evident through His Attributes, concealed in His Dhat

o    The Hanafis called Ma’rifah – when considered from the viewpoint of the Usool of Deen- as the Fiqh al-Akbar, since it is the great cognizance and higher knowledge. Continue reading

Preliminary Notes from the book ‘Ajwibah (as-Shaykh) Sa’eed Foudah’

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

From book ‘أجوبة سيدي أبي الفداء سعيد فودة عن أسئلة طلاب الرياحين’ [Original book can be accessed here ] 

(I will admit that the notes for this text are relatively scarce with respect to the actual text of the work/book. I have only included the very important points, but it may happen that I expand upon it in the future.) Continue reading