On Tajwid – I

Question:1 Zayd says the following: “It is necessary to learn the makharij2 and it is obligatory3 to pronounce [the Qur’ān in recitation] properly.  However, if one cannot ...

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Respecting an Impious Sayyid

Question: 1 A person is a sayyid, but his deeds and character are bad and shameful. Is it permissible to respect him for his lineage and ...

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Marrying a Convert Lady

Question:1 What is the opinion of jurists2 in the following matter: A Sharīf3 converted a non-muslim cobbler-woman to Islam, married her and brought her home.  When ...

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Earning by Recitation- II

Question:* Speech makers who sermonize in a Masjid or outside of it are given offerings in cash or kind by the listeners; some of them merely ...

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Earning by Reciting the Quran – I

Question: Concerning the following: In certain parts of Bengal, certain literate people* are invited to gatherings, to recite the Qur’ān or recite litanies, and its reward ...

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Mawlana Amjad Ali Aazami

Sadru’sh Sharīáh Mawlānā Muĥammad Amjad Álī Aáżamī  was born in 1296 (1878) in the town of Ghosi, Azamgarh District in North India. He was the ...

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Mustafa, the Best in Creation

Muşţafā! you are the best of creation Our benefactor in both worlds For the sake of your good ones, Maintain us, the bad ones Who then will we belong ...

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Religious Debates

Our elders were wary of argument and refutation. But these days everyone seems to find it easy and plunges in it, without a second thought.

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