Imam Abu Hanifa الإمام أبو حنيفة

A’mash on Hadith: Fiqh scholars are doctors, Hadith scholars pharmacists

‘Ubaydullah ibn ‘Amr reported: We were with Al-A’mash, may Allah have mercy on him, while he was asking Abu Hanifa about legal issues and Abu Hanifa answered him. Al-A’mash said […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: One portion of any food due for Zakat al-Fitr

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: We would bring for Zakat al-Fitr a portion of food, or a portion of barley, or a portion of dates, or a portion of cheese, or

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Hadith on Travel: Permission to fast or not on journey, whatever is easiest

Aisha reported: Hamzah ibn Amr asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about fasting while traveling. The Prophet said, “If you wish, you may fast. And

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Hadith on Funerals: If a non-Muslim relative passes away

Ali reported: I said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Your uncle, the misguided old man, has died.” The Prophet said, “Go bury your father and do

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Hadith on Hajj: Those offering sacrifices not cut hair or nails

Umm Salamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the ten days of Dhul Hijjah begin and one of you intends to sacrifice, let him not

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Hadith on Bismillah: Reciting name of Allah to begin prayer

Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, as well as Abu Bakr and Umar, may Allah be pleased with them, would open the prayer by reciting, “All

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Hadith on Wudu: No renewal of ablution after touching private parts

Talq ibn ‘Ali reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was asked about touching the private area and he said, “Is it not but a piece

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Abu Hanifa on Fear: Humble response when told to fear Allah

Al-Dhahabi reported: A man said to Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, “Fear Allah!” Abu Hanifa began to tremble, become pale, and lower his head, then he said,

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Hadith on Wudu: Recommendation to mention Allah before ablution

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no prayer for one without ablution, and there is no ablution for one without

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Hadith on Wudu: No ablution after kissing your spouse

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, kissed some of his wives and then left for prayer without renewing ablution. ‘Urwah said, “Who was she if not

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Abu Hanifa on Adab: Scholars have best manners and character

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The stories and gatherings of the scholars are more beloved to me than a great deal of

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Shafi’i on Fatwa: Scholars disliked to say Halal or Haram

Al-Shafi’i reported: Abu Yusuf, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I know our elders among the scholars would dislike to say in their verdicts that this is lawful and

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Hadith on Prayer: Prayer in mosque is twenty seven times better

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Prayer in congregation is better than prayer alone by twenty seven degrees.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī

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Hadith on Hijab: Adult women must pray wearing their veils

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The prayer of a menstruating woman is not accepted unless she wears a veil,” by which he meant an

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Hadith on Rights: If a husband fails to fulfill his family’s rights

Aisha reported: Hind bint ‘Utba came and she said, “O Messenger of Allah, Abu Sufyan is a stingy man. Is there any blame on me for using his wealth to

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Abu Hanifa on God: Abu Hanifa stumps the atheist

Ibn Abi al-‘Izz reported: It is said that Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, was approached by some philosphers who intended to discuss with him the oneness of

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