Tag: Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Mubārakfūrī

The Story of Imām al-Bukhārī and the One Thousand Dinars

‘O ignorant one! Do you not know that I have spent my whole life compiling the aḥādīth of the Messenger of Allāh (ﷺ), and that the (inhabitants of the) earth have relied upon me and trusted me in that which I narrate of noble aḥādīth. So how can I subject myself to an accusation of theft? Am I to trade the invaluable pearls of trustworthiness and uprightness which I have attained throughout my life for the sake of a number of dinars? Imām al-Bukhārī  Imām ʿAbd al-Salām al-Mubārakfūrī mentioned in his book titled, Sīrah al-Imām al-Bukhārī Ṣayyid al-Fuqahāʾ wa-Imām al-Muḥadithīn, pg. 122-123: Imām...

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On the Raising of Hands during Prayer

And the answer is that there is no evidence in it for forbidding raising of the hands at specific places in the prayer and at specific times, and that is at the rukuʿ and rising from it. Al-ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Mubārakfūrī On Raising the Hands in Prayer (Part 1) [Start of quote from At-Tirmidhī ‘…’ indicates the omission of isnād] Chapter 189 – Raising Hands at Ruku’ 255: …From Saalim from his father (ibn ʿUmar) who said, “I saw the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ raise his hands up to his shoulders when he started the prayer, and when he went into ruku` and...

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