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The Arba‘iniyyat Genre between Past and Present

The Arba‘iniyyat Genre between Past and Present: Basis, Origin, and a Contemporary Example By Massoud Vahedi   This overview aims to analyze a number of topics pertaining to the arba’iniyyat genre, which refers to the centuries-old practices of compiling forty-hadith pamphlets. This will be achieved by briefly looking at a contemporary forty-hadith series on Prophetic […]

Virtues of Fasting in the Summer Taken from: Ibn Rajab al-Hanbalī’s “Latā’if Maʿārif”

Virtues of Fasting in the Summer Taken from: Ibn Rajab al-Hanbalī’s “Latā’if Maʿārif” أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم As the blessed month of Ramaḍān coincides with the summer months, many Muslims are apprehensive of the long fasts which lie ahead and, admittedly, not looking forward to staying hungry and thirsty for […]

Explanation of Prophetic Hadith: “Keep Your Tongue Moist With Remembrance of Allah” from Ibn Rajab’s Commentary on Nawawi’s 40 Hadith

Explanation of Prophetic Hadith: “Keep Your Tongue Moist With Remembrance of Allah” from Ibn Rajab’s Commentary on Nawawi’s 40 Hadith Jami’ al-‘Ulum wa’l-Hikam – Hadith Fifty – by Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali Abdullah ibn Busr said, “A man came to the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace and said, ‘Messenger of Allah, the […]