Tag Archives: Shaykh Áwwamah

November, 2022

  • 1 November

    Contemporary Challenges in the Field of Hadith (e-book)

    About The Book The widespread assaults on the Mubarak Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) are no secret to any person of this field. Whilst these attacks progressively increase, the ummah on the other hand, is faced with the predicament of ‘internal cracks’ and widespread disarray among so called ‘Hadith Scholars’. Al-‘Allāmatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullāh) addressed these two contemporary challenges in the field of Hadith in a paper …

August, 2022

  • 17 August

    Golden Guidelines for those on the path of Knowledge (e-book)

    This booklet is a translation of a lecture delivered by the great Muhaddith of Syria, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) in which he addressed Scholars and students of Islamic knowledge. These were the innermost concerns and feelings that Shaykh poured out to the audience. They are actually solutions to the academic crisis that has clouded the circles of knowledge today. Realising its importance and relevance to the English-speaking student, it has …

December, 2021

  • 5 December

    Reformation before alleviation

    The current sad state of the Ummah of Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is indeed unprecedented in recent history. The Ummah is challenged on all fronts; from widespread oppression, to poverty and illness, to political scandals and instability. Coupled with broken relationships and pandemics etc. It is indeed a sad state of affairs. Whilst we believe that every difficulty is undoubtedly followed by ease, the current situation is such, that …

June, 2021

  • 28 June

    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 حياة سيدي الوالد العلامة محمد عوامة and published by Darul Hadith Research Centre, Durban, South Africa. At that time, I requested one of my student, who was in the forth year …

February, 2021

  • 20 February

    Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah’s (hafizahullah) commitment to the service of Hadith

    One of the Students of my Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) who had visited the Shaykh (13 February 2021), to pay his respects and condolence after the demise of Shaykh’s wife (may Allah raise her ranks), witnessed Shaykh headed to his office on foot in the deep snow of Istanbul. (A picture of this scene was widely circulated on social media. Istanbul didn’t experience such heavy snowfall …

January, 2021

December, 2020

  • 14 December

    The actual reason for our current pitiful state

    My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) often cites the following eye-opening incident from the life of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu). Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu) was given the title: ‘Hakimul Ummah’ [the wise one of the Ummah] by Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Shaykh (hafizahullah) says: ‘Among the wisdoms of Sayyiduna Abud Darda is the following:’ When the Muslim army conquered the Island of Cyprus (in the year 32 A.H.) …

August, 2020

  • 9 August

    Four deeds for increasing the memory

    The following was written by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) for the benefit of students of knowledge and all others who need it. Shaykh writes: The four deeds below are effective in increasing one’s memory and protection from forgetfulness: 1. Pray two rak’ats of nafl salah; in the first rak’ah after Surah Fatihah, recite فَفَهَّمْنَاهَا سُلَيْمَانَ ۚ وَكُلًّا آتَيْنَا حُكْمًا وَعِلْمًا ۚ وَسَخَّرْنَا مَعَ دَاوُودَ الْجِبَالَ …

May, 2020

  • 30 May

    Tadribur Rawi – Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah

    This valuable handbook in the field of Hadith sciences by ‘Allamah Suyuti (rahimahullah) was afforded its rightful extent of research by My Honourable Teacher; Al-‘Allamatul Muhaddith, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) in his edition of the book. Shaykh (rahimahullah) completed this book after spending approximately sixty years in the field of Hadith sciences. The exceptional value of this work can be gauged from the fact that this is a summary of …

February, 2020

  • 10 February

    Not everything is suited for everyone

    In addition to possessing knowledge, wisdom and diplomacy is important. The same tone will not be used for all. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) used various methodologies to impart knowledge; at times he would ignore the person to whom he wanted to pass the message, on other occasions he would give extra attention to the one he wanted to draw closer to him. Sometimes he would address the culprit directly, and at …