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July, 2013

  • 20 July

    SHEIKH AFIFI: THE ‘AMAL OF THE LIVING FOR THE DEAD

    By Shaykh Dato’ Dr Muhammad Afifi al-Akiti* Q. “I read in the Reliance of the Traveller (p. 928)” [which is a complete manual of Islam consisting, in the main part of the book, a translation together with a useful explanation in English of a beginner’s level textbook on Shafi’i fiqh (but a post-Fard ‘Ayn text), the ‘Umdat al-Salik by Imam al-Naqib; while in the other parts of the book, there are various useful selections from medieval and also modern-but-reliable texts on a number of issues including the following mas’ala which past Muslims have accepted …