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Mount Qaf

I want to know about the Mount Qaf… Continue reading

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Al-Dinawari: Shi`a?

I have a question on al-Dinuri. Is he a Shi`a? Al-Dhahabi mentions something really surprising… Continue reading

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The Golden Chain

Please help me understand the shajrah of the Naqshbandiyyatul Aliyya when the secret passes from Salman al-Farisi R. (passed away in 33 A.H. during the reign of `Uthman) to Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr Q… Continue reading

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Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron built by Caliph Umar ?

I have read that it was Caliph Umar(r) in 637AD, who built a roof or a mosque over the cave of Patriarchs. The Crusaders then later converted into a church and was restored back to Muslim control by Saladin. Continue reading

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Mawlid

As far as I know the Mawlid al Nabi (salah Allah aleyhi wa salam), as we recognize today, was introduced by Emir Nur al Din al Zengi in the late 12th century… Continue reading

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Mosque Al-Aqsa

How was Mosque Al-Aqsa made? Continue reading

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Hajji Bektash and the Bektashis

I was just wondering if you could please tell me how the 13th century ‘saint’ Hajji Bektash is regarded by mainstream Sunni ulama? And also, is the Bektashi order that he founded considered an authentic tariqa of Tasawwuf? Continue reading

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Prophet’s (SAW) Surgery

I just wanted to ask a question regarding the nature and wisdom behind the surgery performed on our Prophet Muhammad(SAW) before Isra-wal-Meraj by Jibreel(as)… Continue reading

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Those who spoke evil about ahl e bayt alayehim salam ajmaeen

There is a hadith “whosoever abused Ali (alaye hi salam),verily he abused me…” and another one “whosoever kept the enmity of Ali (alaye hi salam),he kept enmity of me…” 
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Hazrat Fatima

I am interested in reading about Hazrat Fatima, her life, her characteristics etc. Is there a book you could suggest and recommend? Continue reading

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