Category Archives: Who Are The Ulama-e-Haqq (The True Scholars)?

Criteria to Determine the True Scholars in an Age in which, as predicted by Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam), the vast majority of scholars will be misguided and will misguide countless others

Who Are the Most Recent Mujaddids (Revivers of the Deen)?

Allamah Kawthari’s Tribute To The Scholars of India

Allamah Zahid ibn Hasan al-Kawthari (1879-1951 or 1296 AH-1371 AH) was the deputy to the last Shaykhul Islam of the Ottoman Empire and a peerless authority in the Sunni scholarly arena throughout the Arab lands. Being extremely well-traveled, and having settled in several countries including Egypt and Shaam, he was intimately aware of the state of Islamic scholarship throughout the world. Continue reading

Neglect of Nafl and Sunnah is A Sign Of Deficiency

The Spiritual Lethargy of the Present-Day Men ofKnowledge

A salient characteristic of the majority of the Maulanas and Sheikhs of the present-day is their spiritual lethargy and indifference to the very important and significant acts of ibaadat. The lackadaisical attitude of these learned men in regard to ibaadat is not restricted to Nawaafil (plural of Nafl), but extends to Waajib (compulsory) and Sunnatul Muakkadah (Near compulsory) acts of ibaadat as well.
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Be Gentle Or Harsh – But Do Not Fail to Condemn Evil

Unity of the Ulama

In some Ulama quarters there is much discussion o­n the preservation of the ‘unity’ of the Ulama. They have a morbid fear for public criticism and for the protection of something they call the ir ‘image’. The issue of ‘unity’ has developed into an obsession with them. This obsession constrains them to advocate ‘unity’ at all costs, even if theHaqq has to be concealed. The argument is: What will the public say and think of the clashes among the Ulama?
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