In this era of high-tech progression, accessing data and retrieving information has become far easier than before. Numerous inventions have taken place in the last few decades which have served positively for the comfort of people. Islām permits the utilisation of such inventions within the confines of Sharī’ah, and prohibits the usage of that which …
Traditionally, in each tarwīhah, the mustahabb break between each set of four rak’ahs of the Tarāwīh (Taraweeh) prayer, the Muslims of different regions, especially in Makkah and Madīnah, observed different acts of worship. The Muslims in Makkah used to make tawāf of the Ka’bah during each tarwīhah, whereas those in Madīnah, unable to make tawāf, would pray an additional four rak’ahs instead.
The council of Imam Abu Hanifah who documented the books (i.e. legal issues) were forty personalities. The leading ten among them were: Abu Yusuf, Zufar ibn Hudhayl, Dawud al-Ta’i, Asad ibn ‘Amr, Yusuf ibn Khalid al-Samti, and Yahya ibn Zakariyya ibn Abi Za’idah. He (Yahya ibn Zakariyya) was their scribe for thirty years.
The following lines are a selected translation of a biography of Amir-ul-Hind Maulana sayyid As’ad Madani, written by his eldest daughter, in which she explains how her noble father saw to her upbringing, how he would conduct himself with his children and how he would spare no efforts in seeing to their needs and keeping them happy.
Some appellants (to the permissibility of Riba’ in modern times) have tried to attract the doctrine of necessity to the case of ribaand argue that the Holy Qur’an has allowed even to eat pork in the case of extreme hunger to save one’s life. The argument of some appellant was that the interest-based system has now become a universal necessity and no country can live without it.
The one who fears standing in the presence of his Rabb shall have two gardens. So which favours of your Rabb do the two of you deny? Both these (gardens) shall be filled with branches. So which favours of your Rabb do the two of you deny? In both (gardens) there shall be two gushing springs. So which favours of your Rabb do the two of you deny? In both there shall be a pair of every fruit. (Qur’ān Ch. 50 V. 46-52)