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The Muslim community around the world is in a deplorable state of affairs and has been for the better part of two centuries. Muslims, despite being larger than ever in numbers, are in an unprecedented position of weakness. Scholars and laymen – Muslims and non-Muslim alike – are all in agreement that Muslims went from being one of the greatest civilisations the world has ever seen to this current state of helplessness and frailty.
What went wrong? How did we go from being the awe-inspiring, intellectual leaders of the world to the current down-trodden, splintered nation that we have now become; having little to no influence around the world. We have been in a state of free fall for decades and the...
Latest infographic by Ridawi Press:
This is Alahazrat’s sanad in fiqh. Though he has many other sanads, he chose to mention this as his prominent sanad in his Fatawa Ridawiyyah. This brief infographic identifies the ulama and the dates of birth and demise, with brief biographies that were available. See the accompanying paper Annotations on Alahazrat’s Sanad in Hanafi Fiqh.
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NOTE: Infographic guidebook will be released shortly; don't forget to refer to it for some more details on the scholars.
“Praised be Allah ta’ala for the immense favour of giving us this man of knowledge, a practicing scholar, meritorious, righteous, praiseworthy, virtuous; a living example of the maxim: “How much our elders ceded for their successors [to complete]“, peerless in his time, unique in his era, Mawlana Shaykh Ahmed Rida – may Allah ta’ala vouchsafe him and keep him to crush the impuissant arguments of heretics by the force of Qur’an and Hadith.
And why not! The scholars of Makkah bear testimony [to his greatness] and if he were not so distinguished, they would not have accorded him such respect. Rather, I say, if we hail him as the Reviver of this century, it would be just and truth: Nay, it is not difficult for Allah ta’ala / To gather a world within an individual.May Allah ta’ala reward him, and give him an immense reward on behalf of this religion and its adherents; and may Allah ta’ala bestow upon him bounties and His pleasure by His Grace and Mercy.”
- Shaykh Sayyid Ismayil Khalil (Custodian of the Library of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, 1323AH)
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