Breaking the Fast and the Maghrib Prayer

The Imam of the Land of Hijra, Imam Malik ibn Anas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated in the Muwatta: [Section on Hurrying to Break the Fast] The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “People will continue to be all right as long as they hurry to breakContinue reading “Breaking the Fast and the Maghrib Prayer”

Why Did Imam Bukhari Leave the ‘Hadith of Instruments’ Hanging?

Imam Muhammad ibn Ismail al-Bukhari (may Allah be pleased with him) strove to restrict his famous collection to the most authentic hadith traditions, and though we know it as ‘Sahih al-Bukhari,’ its title is actually much longer than that, and begins with ‘al-Jami’ al-Sahih al-Musnad…’ Introduction The word musnad here refers to traditions that connectContinue reading “Why Did Imam Bukhari Leave the ‘Hadith of Instruments’ Hanging?”