Al-Imam al-A‘zam Abu Hanifa was the founder of the madhhab that bears his name, which was given its fullest expression by his ‘Two Companions’, Imam Abu Yusuf and Imam Muhammad ibn al-Hasan. It is the largest of the four madhhabs and is most extensive in the East, but with a sizeable presence in Europe and […]
Shaykh Abu al-Hasan al-Shadhili took the Path from Shaykh ‘Abd al-Salam ibn Mashish, who took it from Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Madani, and so on back one by one to al-Hasan ibn ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first qutb. The reason why the shaykhs of the Path of Sufi initiation have to be listed in this way […]
Understanding the Laws of Menstruation In the study of jurisprudence, menstruation (hayd), post-natal bleeding (nifas) and irregular vaginal bleeding (istihada) are amongst the most important subjects and an area of special concern to women, because many rulings of Islamic law depend on them, such as purification, reaching puberty, prayers, fasting, circling the Holy Ka‘bah, spiritual […]
An up-and-coming project on which I have been working is the layout of: Here is a PDF which you can download to get a sense of the book and the Shaykh’s treatment of this fundamentally important text on Ash‘ari ‘aqida, Maliki fiqh and Junaydi tasawwuf.
The Mukhtasar al-Quduri, the classic work in Hanafi fiqh translated by Sidi Tahir al-Kiani, is now completed and on its way to the printers. It is due for publication by Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd. in April insha’Allah. Here is the Introduction.
Have just completed the typesetting and layout for the Mawlid of al-Barzanji to be published by Manaqib Productions in August. Here is a sample from the CD of the Mawlid that will accompany the text and translation insha’Allah.