A brief summary of Shaykh ‘Awwamah’s biography

The following is a summary of the biography of My Honourable Teacher; Al-'Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad 'Awwamah (hafizahullah). The original book was written in Arabic by Shaykhs son, my dear friend and colleague; Dr Muhyuddin, titled: صفحات مضيئة من…

A brief biography of My Honourable Teacher; Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana Fadlur Rahman Azmi

Shaykhul Hadith, Moulana FadlurRahman A'zami (hafizahullah) is one of my senior Bukhari teachers. After I graduated from Madrasah Talimuddeen in Ispingo Beach, Durban, South Africa (1998), I attended Shaykh Fadlur Rahman saheb's Hadith lessons in Madrasah…

Ebook on Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah’s biography

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Allamah Kawthari (rahimahullah)

'Allamah Muhammad Zahid Al-Kawthari (rahimahullah) was among the most unique and spectacular Hanafi 'Ulama of his time. Birth & early studies He was born in a small city near Duzce, Turkey, in the year 1296 A.H (1879). He began his quest for knowledge in…

Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Al-Binnory (rahimahullah)

Lineage Shaykh Muhammad Yusuf ibn Muhammad Zakariyya  Al-Binnory (rahimahullah) was a Sayyid; from the family of Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam). His lineage goes back to Musa Kazim ibn Ja’far As-Sadiq ibn Muhammad Al-Baqir ibn Ali Zaynul ‘Abidin ibn…

Imam Ahmad ibn Hambal (rahimahullah)- Imamul Muslimin!

Imam Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Hambal (rahimahullah) was born in the year: 164 A.H, and he passed away in the year: 241 A.H. His Sojourn Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) began his quest for the knowledge of Hadith at the age of 16. He set out for Kufah in the year 183…

Imam Abu Hatim Razi (رحمه الله), One who memorized 300 000 Hadith!

Imam Abu Hatim, Muhammad ibn Idris Ar-Razi (رحمه الله) was born in Ray (Tehran –Iran) in the year 195 A.H. and he passed away in the year 277 A.H. Lengthy Sojourn He first set out in search of knowledge at the age of 18. He states in this regard: " The first…

Imam Al-Rawwasi (rahimahullah); the result of Respect

Imam ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil Karim Al-Rawwasi (rahimahullah) was born in the year 428 A.H, in Dihistan and he passed away in 503 A.H.   What they said about him Imam Abu Ja’far al-Hamazhani (rahimahullah) says: “I never saw in those countries anyone like him,…

Imam ibn Jarir Al-Tabari (رحمه الله); One who led his entire life like Ramadan!

During the month of Ramadan, we worship Allah Ta'ala by abstaining from acts that are usually Halal. i.e. Food, drink and permissible relations with one's spouse. The following is a glimpse into the life of a Scholar who emulated Ramadhan his entire life.…

Imam Ibn ‘Asakir (rahimahullah); The Greatest of his era..

Imam Hafiz  Abul Qasim ‘Ali ibn Hasan ibn 'Asakir (رحمه الله) was born in Damascus in the year 499 Hijri and passed away in the year 571 Hijri in Damascus also. He is known for his extensive travel in the search of knowledge. His renown work: Tareekh Dimashq…

The Status of Sayyiduna Bilal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) – Audio

A brief discussion on the life of this great companion of Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam) by by my Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (rahimahullah).   Download here 09/02/2013

Imam Baqy Ibn Makhlad (rahimahullah); A True Student

Imam Baqy ibn Makhlad al Andulusy (rahimahullah) was born in Spain and he passed away there as well. He was born in the year 201 A.H. and passed away in 276 A.H. At the age of 20 he traveled to Baghdad on foot for the sole purpose of meeting Imam Ahmad ibn…

Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah

A Brief Intro to The Grand Muhaddith of our era: Shaykh Muhammad 'Awwamah (hafizahullah) (Prepared by his son, Shaykh Muhyuddin, Translated by Muhammad ibn Moulana Haroon Abasoomer) The eminent Islamic-scholar Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Muhammad ʿAwwamah was born…