IMAM SHAFI’E – HIS LIFE AND DEATH – MINI BIOGRAPHY – SHAFI’E MADHHAB

“I used not to take food with satisfaction for the last 16 years, as a full stomach makes the body heavy, makes the heart hard, increases sleep and renders a man lazy for Worship”

Imam Shafi’e seems to have inherited this qualification of being eloquent like Ali Ibn Abu Talib, so beautifully that a companion of his, Haroon Ibn Saeed said, that when Imam Shafi’e spoke and wanted to make a point, he was so convincing that if he had told the people that a stone was a stick, they would have accepted it as the truth. … More IMAM SHAFI’E – HIS LIFE AND DEATH – MINI BIOGRAPHY – SHAFI’E MADHHAB

RULINGS ON THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL-HIJJAH – WHAT DO I DO ON EID AL ADHA – TAKBEERAT – SACRIFICE – NAILS & HAIR – IS SHAVING MY BEARD HARAM

In the Hadīth of Ibn ‘Abbās (r) that the Messenger of Allāh saws said in Sahih Muslim:
“When you see the new moon of Dhu’l-Hijjah, if one of you wants to offer a sacrifice, let him refrain from (cutting) his hair and nails.”

And He saws said:
“There are no days in which good deeds are more beloved to Allah than these days.”

Included in the general wording of the statement: ‘good deeds’ is: fasting; fasting is among the best of deeds, and Allāh has singled out for Himself (to reward). So fasting all nine days is a Sunnah, as the general statement of the Hadīth indicates, and as is the view of the majority of scholars. … More RULINGS ON THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL-HIJJAH – WHAT DO I DO ON EID AL ADHA – TAKBEERAT – SACRIFICE – NAILS & HAIR – IS SHAVING MY BEARD HARAM