Tag: Zayd ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī

Why Is Ḥanīfiyyah Specifically Ascribed to Ibrāhīm (عليه السلام)?

Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalī (رحمه الله) said:1 “Ḥanīfiyyah is the easy and tolerant religion of Ibrāhīm (عليه السلام). It is to sincerely worship Allāh alone. If you are asked, ‘What is ḥanīfiyyah?’, the answer is, ‘It is to sincerely and correctly worship Allāh alone.’” Ḥaīfiyyah is the easy and tolerant religion of Ibrāhīm (عليه السلام). It is to sincerely worship Allāh alone. Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalī Ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī (d. 310 AH) (رحمه الله) said: “It has been authentically proven that ḥanīfiyyah is not limited to circumcision [for males] or preforming Ḥajj, rather, it is—as we have previously...

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Explanation of the Three Fundamental Principles (شرح الأصول الثلاثة ) of Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalī

So this book called al-Uṣūl al-Thalāthah is from the best books of ʿaqīdah (creed) for the seeker of knowledge who is at the beginners level, or at an intermediate level. That means that no one from amongst the students of knowledge is without need of it for the explanation of the correct ʿaqīdah  and whatever opposes it. Rather, no one from amongst the Muslims under obligation is free of need from it. So it is built to be memorised and have its meaning understood, and it is also befitting of being taught by the teachers and Scholars, not to mention that the issue of ʿaqīdah discussed herein...

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Adherence to the Book and the Sunnah

The noble Shaykh, Zayd ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī, reminds us that we are in a time where Allāh has blessed us with easy means of seeking knowledge and that it is obligatory upon every Muslim, male or female to seek knowledge and remain steadfast upon the way of the Salaf. This lecture is an admonition for the Muslimīn to learn the al-ʿArabīc language and to love and hold on firmly to the Book of Allāh and the Sunnah of His Messenger (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam).

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Accompanying the Sunnah Wherever It Goes

Shaykh Zayd brings a number of benefits concerning the Book and the Sunnah from Imām al-Awzā’ī’s famous quote: The virtues of the Qurʾān and the vigilance of the salaf concerning its role in their daily lives The obligation upon the Muslims in regard to their interaction with the Qurʾān The meaning of the term “Sunnah” and what it pertains to The importance of holding to the Sunnah and turning away from Bidʿah and its people

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Questions On Refutations, Individuals and Connecting to the Scholars

The Questions to Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalī Q1: The first question is in regards to the disgusting error of Afrāz Baksh in which he stated, “Let’s look at Shaykh Aḥmad Ibn Ḥanbal… We revere him and we defend him; he is the Imām of Ahl al-Sunnah but how many times you can prove him, I am not to prove him, the ʿUlamāʾ can prove him, that he (Imām Aḥmad) has went away from Ahl al-Sunnah in aspects of ʿAqīdah.” [Note: this is a direct audible quote from Baksh himself, the grammatical errors belong to him.] Q2: We have individuals amongst us who are greater than us in age and (general) knowledge....

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The Path to Attaining Clarification Concerning The Three Fundamental Principles

So this book called al-Uṣūl al-Thalāthah is from the best books of ʿaqīdah (creed) for the seeker of knowledge who is at the beginners level, or at an intermediate level. That means that no one from amongst the students of knowledge is without need of it for the explanation of the correct ʿaqīdah and whatever opposes it. Rather, no one from amongst the Muslims under obligation is free of need from it.  So it is built to be memorised and have its meaning understood, and it is also befitting of being taught by the teachers and Scholars, not to mention that the issue of ʿaqīdah discussed...

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