Maulana Husain Ahmad Madni (ra)
Maulana Husain Ahmad Madni (ra)

by Abu Unaysah Maulana Husain Ahmad Madni (ra) probably needs no introduction. He is among the senior khulafa (successors) of Hadhrat Maulana Rashid Ahmad Gangohi (ra.) He was appointed as Head Teacher and Shaykh al-Hadith of Darul ‘Uloom Deoband after ‘Allamah Anwar Shah Kashmiri (ra) had left the post. He filled this position for approximately 28 years. […]

Jalaluddin Rumi (rahimallah)
Jalaluddin Rumi (rahimallah)

Born in Balkh, Afghanistan September 16, 1207 Passed Away on November 29, 1273 Influences : Shams al-Tabriz Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. His poems have been widely translated into many of the world’s languages, and he has been described as the most popular poet and the best-selling poet […]

Head Imam of Masjid al-Aqsa on the effort of Tabligh

Shaykh Ali Umar Yaqoub Abbasi, the head Imam and Khateeb of Bait ul-Muqaddas [Masjid al-Aqsa, Palestine] is recently reported to have said, “Deen has spread throughout the world through Dawah and Tabligh. Because of it, we are Muslims today. Deen will prevail till Tabligh prevails and will go away if Tabligh is stopped. That is why […]

Scholars Who Spoke The Truth In All Circusmtances

Many events in the history of Muslims indicate that the Muslim scholars changed the course of history by their influence and guidance of the ruling classes of Islam. Lets look at some of the incidents. 1. Sulaiman bin Abdul Malik and Imam Hazrat Raja Bin Haiwah. During the Umayyads, Sulaiman bin Abdul Malik (may Allah […]

Shah Waliullah Muhaddith Dehlawi

Syed Quṭb ad-Dīn Aḥmad Walī Allāh ibn ‘Abd ar-Raḥīm al-‘Umarī ad-Dihlawī (Arabic : قطب الدين أحمد ولي الله بن عبد الرحيم العمري الدهلوي) Dr. Iqbal, the poet of the East, has characterized the celebrated Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb as tarkashi maa raa khudangi akhareen (the last arrow in the quiver of Muslim power in India). The […]

Scholar of renown: Ibn Atiyyah

Edited By ADIL SALAHI Abd Al-Haqq ibn Ghalib ibn Abd Al-Rahman, who was better known as Ibn Atiyyah, after his seventh grandfather, was born in 481 AH, corresponding to 1088 CE, in Granada in the Andalus, or Islamic Spain. He grew up in a scholarly family. His father was a well-known scholar of Fiqh and […]

Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Zakariyya (raheemullah)

Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Zakariyya bin Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Yahya bin Shaikh Ismail Al Kandhlawi was born on Thursday 11th of Ramadhaan, 1315 hijri (2/2/1898), in a deeply religious and pious family. His father was known for his extensive religious knowledge. He acquired his knowledge from the Faqih (jurist) and outstanding Muhaddith (expert in hadith) of […]

Biography of Sheikh Sayyid Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi (rh)

Exemplar of Islamic Living, Exponent of Islam, Defender of Islamic Identity (1914 – 31 December, 1999) During the twentieth century, Muslim India has produced great Islamic theologians, interpreters of the Quran, scholars of Hadith, Islamic jurists, historians, propagators of the faith, social reformers and educationists, but one cannot name another Islamic scholar whose concerns covered the entire spectrum […]

Imam Muslim: Great scholar of Hadith

By ABU TARIQ HIJAZI Apr 13, 2012 02:26  Hadith is the great wealth of Islamic literature. This is the collection of pearls of wisdom from orations and actions of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him). There are hundreds of companions of the Prophet who preserved this knowledge through oral transmission. Later tens of scholars spent […]