Tag: Muḥammad al-Amīn al-Shanqītī

Refuting the Errors of the Muqallidīn and Madh`habīn (Blind Imitators and Blind Followers of Madhhabs)

As for the one who has alleged the permissibility of blind imitation, he stands as one who has made an unverified claim for which it is incumbent that he provides evidence. Imām Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī al-Shawkānī [d. 1250 AH] Part 1: The Impermissibility of Blind Following Part 2: The Misinterpretation of Evidences to Support Blind Following Part 3: Allegiance to the Prophet (ﷺ) Supersedes the Opinions of Men Part 4: Examples of the Salaf in Differing with Their Imams When Shariʿāh Evidence Required Such Part 5: Refuting the Claim: Differing Is but a Mercy Part 6: The Balanced Atharī Approach of...

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Do Not Say: They Are Dead

As for the life that Allāh affirmed in the Qurʾān for the martyrs, and the life that has been affirmed for the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) in which he is able to return the greetings of salām (peace) to whosoever sends it upon him, then both of them refer to the life of the barzakh (a state of existence between the present life and the Hereafter); an existence which cannot be truly comprehended by the people of this world. Al-ʿAllāmah Muḥammad al-Amīn al-Shanqītī Allāh, the Most High, said: “And do not say about those who are killed fighting in the Path of Allāh that they are dead....

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Tafsīr of Sūrah al-Furqān, Commentary to ‘The Criterion’

The way of the disbelievers was to invent certain characteristics that they thought a prophet should have and then show how the Prophet was lacking in these. However in this they were wondering aimlessly, not able to find a set of characteristic that they could all settle on as has preceded in the previous verse. Al-ʿAllāmah Muḥammad al-Amīn al-Shanqītī [Compiled from the tafsīrs of al-Tabarī, al-Qurṭabī, ibn Kathīr, al-Shawkānī, as-Saʿdee and al-Shanqītī, may Allāh have mercy on them all.] Blessed be He Who sent down the Criterion to His Servant so that he may be a Warner to the...

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Selected Tafsīr from Aḍwāʾ al-Bayān

The saying of the Exalted, ‘You Alone we ask for help’: meaning that we do not seek aid from anyone but You because the command/affair in it’s totality is under Your control Alone, no one else has even an atoms weight of control over it. Al-ʿAllāmah Muḥammad al-Amīn al-Shanqītī   Sūrah al-Baqarah, 1:20 | 15 pages   Sūrah al-Baqarah, 2:30 | 15 pages   Sūrah al-Baqarah, 55-173 | 31 pages  

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