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Archive for May 6th, 2007

Dhikr in Congregation

Posted by Abd Al Mustafa on Sunday 6th May, 2007

binbayyah.jpgThe question, from Sri Lanka, inquires about a common practice in the country of observing optional prayers and reciting the Qur’an on a Thursday night, between the Maghrib and ‘Ishå’ prayers, because of it being the night of Jumu‘ah. Is such a practice valid or is it an innovation?  Answered by shaykh bin bayyah here.

…..more on dhikr HERE, HERE & HERE.

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Shaykh Muhammad bin Yahya An-Ninowy

Posted by Abd Al Mustafa on Sunday 6th May, 2007

sayyed-ninowy.jpgHe is Muhammad son of As-Sayyed Yahya son of As-Sayyed Muhammad son of As-Sayyed Sa’id son of As-Sayyed Muhammad son of As-Sayyed Ali Al-Ninowy, who’s family descends from the southern Iraqi village of Ninowa, the place where Al-Imam Al-Husayn was martyred, a partial area of which is also known as Karbala. Shaykh Muhammad’s 33rd grandfather is The known blind pious scholar, the flag bearer of Ahlus Sunnah of his time, Al-imam Ibrahim Al-Mujab, (the first one of the family of the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sallam, to migrate to Ninowa and established an Islamic University system). Al-Imam Ibrahim Al Mujab is the son of Al-Imam Muhammad Al-Aabed, son of Al Imam Musa Al Kathem, son of Al Imam Ja’far As-Saadeq, son of Al Imam Muhammad Al-Baqer, son of Al-Imam Zaynul’Abideen Ali,son of the Martyred Imam sayyidina Al-Husayn As-sibt, son of Maula Al-Imam Ameer Al-Mu’mineen Ali bin Abi Taleb and the Lady Fatima Azzahra, daughter of the Best of the creation Sayyidina Muhammad bin Abdillah bin Abdil-Muttaleb bin Hashem from the tribe of Quraysh, sallallahu alayhi wa ala aalihi wa sallam.  read on……

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