The Legacy Of Imam Abu Hanifah
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to the law for most of the evening, you've been listening to various scholars speak about various aspects of a man wanting to learn he lays
person personality life and character and his learning
considering that it's a subject of a mumble hanifa de la here they may be some degree of repetition.
But for the next 45 minutes or so, what I wish to focus on
is the legacy of enamel
more than him as a purse
what he left behind
what he bequeath to this.
And in order to understand that we need to know about the demography
and the climates of Iraq at the time.
I'd also mentioned a bit regarding
how the flick of a man were wanting to learn who they eventually came about how it evolved.
And undoubtedly one of the most famous questions and allegations against them and more honey for us
that he and the scholars of his fit,
and his school of fish in general,
lack the knowledge of heavy
and in fact, many of the teachings and the tenants of the Hanafi School of phip contradicts the heavy thought or sort of loss of the law. It can
address both these topics in Sharla.
Considering that it's only 45 minutes. Obviously, I can't offer a comprehensive approach or answer to these issues. Well, I hope to touch upon a few things that will shed some light and hopefully take us away from here with a better understanding of Islam. The law he laid his teachings his fifth and most importantly his position
in the entire Omaha versus the last alarm. It was
disparagingly, and very offensively and that's no surprise.
Mr. Mohammed bin Hasina shavon You're here to learn here they
someone informed him that people speak ill of you
remember who it was one of the most famous students.
So now Mohammed bin Hasina shavon Rockefeller, he replied by saying Alhamdulillah all praise to that Allah
who has endowed me with such a position that people still point fingers up, whether in a bad way.
And Oscar Wilde,
an English playwright and man of Lexus said
There's only one thing worse than beans spoken about. There's only one thing being worse than spoken about. And that is not to be spoken about at all.
Imagine if it was someone
and for someone as great as he was, put our head and shoulders above most of the people in his time his contemporaries, it's inevitable that there will be those who oppose him out of sheer envy, spite, hatred, or ignorance. And that's why one of the most famous or the mouth had he used to say, him I'm Sophie I'm a phony used to say himself.
But anyone who hates the war hanifa or speaks ill of him, can only be one of two people either he is completely ignorant is a giant or a man he is envious of a man.
trial of being disparaged or spoken against or being accused of the wildest of things is no different to that of many great people. In fact, a poet says, dealer in the lobby of the wallet in Woking working in Ghana, managed a lot of modern Middle Eastern in Africa.
The poet says it has been sad that Indeed Allah has a son. And it has also been claimed that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a soothsayer. So if Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam both together, have beaten have not been spared the tongues of mankind. And what about me?
And another poem that many people would use about a man what
is has been Fatah Islam, Leonardo, Satya who, for NASA, who are the local zoo, Guevara even has not only what he has to do with them,
but they ended the young man
when they could not keep up with this pace.
So people are his adversaries and his enemies, like the CO wives of a beautiful and fair maid, who say of her, that she is ugly, merely out of spite and envy.
So they are unable to withstand his greatness, his knowledge, his piety is standing. And when there is no argument, the next stage of the argument is character assassination. And that's all him I'm waiting for him to lie there has been a victim, we do not claim
that he is greater than he was. We do not wish to ascribe to him any more than what Allah has given him. And we do not wish to attribute to him in bigotry. And I utter more than a last panel with our other bestowed upon him.
But he in his being a victim of such allegations and such abuse is no different to us, for instance, even our idea of the law one season or any other your loved one, when he passed away, many of them divided themselves, well, something that divided themselves into two groups, there was one group
that didn't stop at recognizing him for his virtue, but that elevated him to the rank of being a god. So they claim that they have an idea of the loved one is God incarnate on earth. And there were others who went to the extreme of calling the beloved son in law sort of muscle, the law it was Holden and someone of the caliber of say them and it'll be a lot more than a disbelief.
So, same with the mom.
Some have indeed fabricated Hades in honor of Emanuel hanifa, la la and we repudiate those and we absolve are any connection
ourselves have any connection with them, and at the same time, there are those who have gone to the extreme of calling him out and he Farhatullah he had the job.
So, he is no different to the Great's of history and of your in that there are those who go to both extremes, and our attitude should be of everyone in the room.
of him his views, his works, his books, his writings, his teachings, like Amal Shafi, today said of a larval and Yasuaki album in that cadabra Allah has refused to protect any book from error, except his own book
lays only one book on Earth, which because Muslims we believe is free from any error, and that is the last panel. Beyond that, we do not have scription
we don't ascribe infallibility and innocence and protection to anyone or anything else. Apart from the sort of locks on the law. I leave with them.
But even in a balanced manner, let's consider the life of mumbo jumbo he and his fit can how it evolved.
In order to understand that, we need to look at a bit of history.
After the time of season or during the time of season, I would have thought of the alarm
when it was conquered.
is not the same Iraq as we understand it.
Just as Persia in Islamic writings is not the same Persia that we understand it to be.
Iraq was much further
to the east, and it's considered now.
And even Persia most of Persia today was included in the original Persia to be found in Islamic writings, but it was even further east. That's why modern day of honey Stan was actually considered part of parish.
And that's why mobile hanifa rahula. His grandfather was actually from Gabon.
And even in mama Buddha, in a famous collector of Hadeeth
he's from such as Stan and such as Stan was in.
So imamo hanifa Imam of Buddha would suggest only the famous collector of headings, and many of the scholars actually have harmony
So iraq at that time, that will Mr. Say that two cities were regarded as being the main areas of Iraq and they were Kufa and Buster
during the reign of Stephen Harper over your life,
saving your loved one, once Kufa have been set up as a new thriving city, under the command of Satan, Bob, he stands Abdullah, devil, your loved one as a teacher.
And when he sent him as a teacher, he actually wrote to the people of Kufa.
Why was there a need to send someone of the caliber of I'm delighted to confer offer became a stronghold.
It was a military garrison city. It became it soon evolved into a melting pot of languages, cultures and peoples. It was a center of riches for the Islamic empire. And as soon as Kufa and bussard together, became the two principal cities of Islam, so much so that not too long after saving a barber, your loved one. See you then enable the love and being the son in law Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that immediate of the meaning and the believers, he actually shifted that Islamic capital from Medina to Kufa.
So that should tell us the position of the city of Kufa in the earliest days of Islam, say that your loved one for seeing all of this, he sent the greatest teacher to them all
of them all. And that will say that I am delighted none whatsoever the alarm, and he actually wrote to the people of Iran saying to them, I Kufa but I wanted to keep Abdullah he was rude with me. And I benefit from his company. But I have given you privilege over myself of this company, therefore look after.
So I'm delighted with so there'll be a lot more I'm traveled to goofer and then when he arrived he became the greatest teacher of the people have the greatest authority he wasn't the only one. Over time gradually, so many Sahaba the loved one who settled resided, stayed for a while, pass through and taught in Kufa that the numbers are measurable,
which cannot put a number to them.
70 of the veterans of the backside of bugger became residents of the city of Kufa
70 of the Sahaba Viola amongst the veterans of the Battle of whether they made Kufa their home city
of those Sahaba the Allahu anhu in the 60 of hedgerows, given by a colossal alarm, I lead with some of them beneath a tree in her Arabia 300 of those out of the 1100 who took a permanent residence in the city of Guelph.
And some scholars have mentioned no fewer than 1500 so how about the love who didn't just pass through, but who actually took a permanent residence in the city of Kufa
and amongst them was Abdullah the Allahu towered above them all in learning. Abdullah and Masuda the Allahu anhu
sent to the primary purpose of teaching the people of gopher
1000s eventually graduated under him. According to some estimates, more than 4000 scholars graduated under Abdullah
A few years later when See you then it really
shifted the capital of Islam from Medina. Kufa
and he arrived in Kufa when he saw the centers of learning when he saw the scholarship
when you saw the preeminence of the scholars of Kufa, in the sciences of Islam, this will see that not only it'll be your loved one, he remarked, Russia will love not mad, but mother.
May Allah have mercy on ignoring the name of Abdullah who was rude. Indeed, he has filled the city with knowledge.
And in one narration, he said the most horrible Abdullah soldier in Korea, the strangeness of Abdullah was rude or the lamps of the city of Kufa.
expanding Empire of the time.
The seeds of the lava, the capital of the ever expanding Islamic empire, the most prominent city in the whole of the Islamic world, in many ways, in learning in scholarship, in language in poetry, and the political capital, and the largest military garrison. That was no small place.
The best of the best resided there. And chief amongst them was Abdullah Massoud as teach them see them and it'll be a loved one, continue to teach the people.
And thus, I mentioned all of this to state that the learning of goofer and the learning in the city of Butler and therefore the whole of Iraq, which was the richest, the grandest and the most powerful part of the Islamic empire at the time. All of this learning referred back to to nobles, how about all the love, there were many. However, all of them were overshadowed by two individuals. And these two individuals were saved them Abdullah was rude and say that I didn't mean to belittle your loved one.
The 1000s of Sahaba, who lived there all taught all narrated heavy, or passed on their learning their wisdom and their teach. But they were overshadowed by two great Sahaba Abdullah Massoud and your loved one.
And many of the data being used to say that we have sat with the with the Sahaba out of the love and we're not even talking about the period. After the companions, we're talking about the period of the companions themselves. They would say that we have sat with various How about the alarm. And we have discovered that the knowledge of all the companions ultimately refers back to an ends with two individuals, and even not be able to live in the muscle.
they would say that I have sat with the companions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and I found them to be like pools of water.
There are some pools of water that provide water and irrigate and quench the thirst of two people.
And there are pools of water that provide water, irrigate and quench the thirst of 10 people. And there are pools of water that provide water and irrigate and quench the thirst of 100 people.
And then there are those pools of water, which of all the people of the earth were to gather and come to that pool of water, their quest, their thirst will be collectively quenched. And not one of them would go back without any with any disappointment, one pool bit enough to irrigate all the people of the world. And that one pool amongst the people of that one pool is Abdullah in the midst of the Allaha. He described him as being a single pool, who was sufficient to irrigate and water and quench the thirst of all the people of the world. What he meant was in terms of knowledge, inspiration and piety, and these were the leading tabibian who gave such verdicts that success is to
the Sahaba of the alarm.
I mentioned this because this was the climate of learning
in this climates, which became the chief center of learning not just for Philip Fisher came later.
But there are the greatest imaams of whose era we recite today. We're from Kufa
we all learn about Arabic.
Arabic grammar was not set by the bank.
of the Arabs. Arabic grammar and the laws of Arabic grammar was set by the scholars of bas law but more importantly of Kufa.
Kufa became a center of learning during that time, immediately after the Sahaba of the law, of logic, of mathematics, of secular sciences of the effect of the Arabic language. It was the melting pot of languages, cultures, sciences and learning in that environment, the greatest scholar, one of the greatest scholars who inherited all this knowledge of Abdullah and was ruled out of the Allahu Akbar, and say that it will be a lot of fun to have the chief scholars amongst the 13 were
among us, one
of their students, some of the chief, one of the one individual who inherited that knowledge and who was recognized as having inherited that knowledge and that treasure and that who succeeded outcome and password in that knowledge was among Ebrahimi.
He wasn't just one individual, he towered head and shoulders above everyone else. And the chief steward until he brought him on McCurry, was her mother, not abusive a man.
And her mother, not abusive, a man, his most famous and most brilliant student, who gained all of that knowledge that came trickling down from the companions. And from the web, was none other than imaginable. And
I mentioned this brief history to show that mama what Hanif arakata lovely was not in some forgotten part of the world, or in a small village, where he had a couple of students around him who used to teach, rather than wanting to learn really
was the most leading man of his time, in the sciences of Islam, in the greatest capital of the Muslim world.
And that's why when the woman saw when a woman saw that boss of the Khalif when he wished to establish Baghdad as a brand new city, but that was an amazing story. It was the first city in the world to actually have been planned from the very beginning. And from the outset, the entire city was planned by engineers and architects, even before the first brick was laid,
and this magnificent city, which eventually came to be known as a jewel of the East, the intellectual powerhouse of the whole world,
not just for the Islamic world, this city Baghdad when a man sued ambassador, Calif, wish to establish it, who did he want to make the Chief Judge of all the scholars of the Islamic world, none other than a man.
Because of his position, remember what hanifa who the lady refused for various reasons, and eventually was punished, he was tortured. And despite being tortured, he remained unswerving, faithful and loyal to what he believed that he had inherited from the Sahaba of the alarm on the web. And as this he died a martyr at the hands of oppressors
that shows the climates of Kufa and have been bad for a long time but dad as well, later when he was still being prepared
with that history, that has realized that number one, he thought I hit the lottery when he taught when he narrated.
He was the he was at the climax in the peak of the peak.
And remember, what
was as was mentioned earlier, he was a master of the sciences. But he excelled in fact, because ultimately, fick is the distillation of religious knowledge.
And this takes me to the next point, which is that why mentioned fit, fit, fit? And no have Ethan no problem.
Ultimately, there can be no understanding of the Quran and Hadith without fit.
That's the fact. The Quran and the Hadith are two sources of raw information. unprocessed information
there is no way of understanding the Quran and the Hadith without the fact and the interpretation explanation.
For instance, the Quran
does not contain the description of Salah it doesn't know where in the Quran Do you find a description of Salah?
Except for Serato howth but that's different. The normal everyday five times Allah you will not find this description anywhere in the Quran and not even in great detail. You will find even the major deal
details and the most salient aspects of Salah in the Quran. And that's our daily worship.
So where do we get our Salah?
And it's not just the Hadeeth
ultimately the Quran and the Hadith are raw sources of information.
And that will Mr. Recognize that?
For instance, let me read a story about a man
Ramesh undisputedly is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of faith without difference without dispute.
was once the to the mom.
And he related, someone came and asked a couple of questions.
So he directed these questions that mom
in terms of demand, new fans, that's a him reply. So number one, you reply to all of the questions,
listened, and then when I'm finished, I'm Irish said to him.
Where did you get these massage? From? whence Did you deliver these massage from? Where did you derive these massage?
you relate this, to me from fallout from fallout from fula, from Rasulullah, sallAllahu, alayhi wasallam, you relate to this idea to me from funa, from Rasulullah, sallAllahu, Alayhi, wasallam. you relate to this hadith to me? And he mentioned the number of Hadeeth that Aaron has had related and that number one if I had heard from him, and then number one, if I said, I derive this answer from this Hadith, this answer from that Hadith, and he listed all of those all of that Hadith from which he had derived those Messiah and answers to the question in my mind has nothing to learn is that Hasbrook enough? Enough? you relate to me in one moment, all the hobbies that are related to
you in 100 days? Yeah, Mashable fuqaha until October, Messiah de la Rajan, at the beginning.
He said to him, oh assembly of jurists or assembly of alcohol are included of this experts and fic or assembly of alcohol. You are the doctors and we are the pharmacists.
And you herbal hanifa you have taken both.
What was in an AMA Shackleton ladies saying quite simply that what we do is that we relate howdy This is raw information.
We are like found pharmacists, we only dispense the medicine.
We cannot diagnose
We cannot provide any prescription.
We cannot provide any diagnosis or prognosis. We cannot prescribe. We cannot assess. We cannot tell you what to take how much to take, or whether it's going to be beneficial for you or not, whether to use it, when to use it and how to use it.
This is the privilege of the experts in the field the doctors, a pharmacy will just supply the medicine.
So Oh assembly of jurists, we are like the pharmacists, we have the collection of Hadeeth. But that collection of youth can only be put to genuine use by you jurists and hanifa you've taken both you cannot be a for B without being
a person cannot be a fee on experts and without being an expert in the Quran and the Hadith, because ultimately, that's what it is, is a distillation and a refinement, and a simplification of what the Vive contains.
If you want to know how to praise Allah, you cannot read the Quran.
Because if you did, it would be to no avail, ie trying to look for the description of Salah in the Quran, you will not find it anywhere. You will not.
And in that Hadith, there are 1000s of hobbies, even they are scattered and those who say it's fine. Let's suffice with Buhari.
Even that's not an argument. Over the years I've been teaching
the abridged version of sekigahara in English every week
from the love of completed almost half of the book with a common theme and one of the things has become clear to many people. And that was also one of my aims
is how complex
how mind bogglingly difficult
understanding the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as
It's almost an impossibility
for the layperson, and even for that ruler man
without the interpretation and the exposition of the other classical, again, it's another impossible impossibilities.
So the default rules are sources of raw information. If you want to know how to pray Salah, you will not be able to consult the Koran and come away with an understanding of the procedure of Salah you will have to resort to the books of fic where the book of fit will simply tell you from beginning till end, that this is how you pray. You won't delve into the evidences the arguments because they are too complex as a Muslim. You simply want to know how to pray. And religious law is not just about Salah religious law, may Allah have mercy on the amount of Islam. They didn't just distill the Salah for us. They distilled hundreds of 1000s of Messiah from the ad for us. And that's what used
to happen during the time of man.
He wasn't just one teacher with a couple of students
nominee for the Council of gamma.
It was like a huge court and in this course, was the most brilliant minds the most brilliant minds of this of Kufa of bossa nova
before I continue didn't just limit his learning to Iraq. He went to Medina on many occasions it said that he did hedge 55 times.
On each occasion without doubt he met with the scholars of Makkah of Medina
and that's why when the bus of Khalif Munsell he was summoned, and he asked him is a not a man.
When he arrived, one of the courtiers on the scholars was with a bus he said to him, here comes the most learned of the oma the most learned of the man. So abass Solomon Sudha basil Khalif asked him what he for him to learn today, Omar man, where did you get your knowledge from?
so much? To learn, he replied. I have gained my knowledge from the companions of Bob Abdullah Abdullah Abdullah Abdullah supporter of the ummah.
And the reason for mentioning these names is that the knowledge of Ababa Viola one was from his companions, who are chiefly to be found in Medina and in Kufa and the companions are delighted and restored in Kufa, the companions of Abdullah Rama in Medina, and the companions of Abdullah members of the Allahumma in Makkah, so wherever
he went, for instance, when he would go to Makkah, the most famous students of I'm delighted are bustle. The last one, Imam Abdullah was number one in the huge audience of Imam Abdullah Abdullah Haley, who narrated directly from Abdullah and Ambassador you
the scholars say when Imam Abu hanifa would walk in Imam Abdullah would tell the whole audience two parts and you would invite a mammal and if it's right in front of them,
obviously mountain Kufa will do the same. No one would have permission to sit closer to him than him and
the same was in Medina. Kufa in Makkah, so he visited all of these areas, so his knowledge wasn't limited to the knowledge of Iraq. Then when he would sit in his gathering in Kufa, he didn't just have a couple of students around him. The people around him were the most brilliant minds, the greatest scholars in their own right. That's why just one of his students in amble use, Talalay, he then became the first or the first Chief Judge of the whole of Islamic empire with his capital in Baghdad.
And if remember, we use capital, it wasn't the greatest at the time, in the view of those who elected him and appointed him to that position. He would never be appointed to that position. And he was just one of the people who sat around him.
So you have this whole Council of orlimar the likes of Imam Hassan, the mums offer in Malmo will use of Mr. Mohammed, who themselves were the teachers of the most famous amount of headache. And what would happen, a question will be raised would be raised, there would be discussion under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Healy. Eventually, when the whole amount would agree, or he would dictate a final ruling than all of the autumn I would accept. Only then would it be considered part of the fit and the teachings for the people obviously for them.
It was like a
The highest counsel of the most brilliant minds in the whole oma who sat under
him, I'm waiting for him to learn his knowledge was preserved in that manner. That is the origin of the Hanafi school.
That is his legacy. That's why today, and this is no comments and no disparagement, and no detraction, from the other schools that we love, and we revere all that word of mouth is without distinction.
We love them and we revere them.
If anyone has made errors, there is no one who is free from blemished and error. There is no book that is protected as a mannschaft you'd have to learn is that except the book of Allah,
there is no
individual apart from the mdrd, who stood out was Salah, who we regard as being infallible, for the MBA, who stood up slam spoke of the revelation of the last panel data and that we cannot attribute to anyone after.
So what I say is not detraction from the other imams have fit in their schools without dance, but it's a fact today, most of them follow the Hanafi school.
And over the years
it's the standing of the Hanafi school of fish and its complexity, that in matters of a bother even though in matters of personal worship. While a man may have resorted to other schools effect when it came to finance, economics and public administration, and the running of countries and empires, all the Islamic empires from that time till today, all the way till the Ottoman Hillel for all of them relied only on the Hanafi school.
The reason is, because the Hanafi School of fit under the supervision of Manuel hanifa, Hunter largely covered most aspects, one of the most famous books of Imam will use of his guitar.
And the guitar will Herat is a very complex book, which he compiled for the cliff, Rasheed, for the sake of the whole ambassade Islamic empire in order to collect Karaage, taxes and other income and how complex that attacks task was. This whole body of law was founded on just one treaties written by a man who will use the law at that one book of one scholar in the Council of mammals.
And that's been the case till today. So when it comes to personal worship, yes, people may resort to other schools of fact, when it comes to finance economix extensive legal laws, even political laws, even the laws of sale, ie diplomacy and dealings with other countries throughout history that will Mr. And the rulers have relied on the Hanafi school effect.
And can you imagine that all of that was set in the earliest days in the modulus of a mumble hanifa.
And as far as his relationship with habito is concerned, like I said, people have gone to the extent of his calling him, saying that he never knew Arabic.
And if I was in the capital of the Islamic empire, as I said, that soon became the center of poetry of literature of grammar.
Under the highest sciences, it wasn't just a political capital. It was a scholarly capital, and the lingua franca, there was only one language or the most common language, the lingua franca was Arabic. And remember what I presided over the greatest Council of Scholars and minds in the whole room at that time? Can you imagine him or honey for talara, not knowing Arabic.
him being chosen to be appointed to the chief, the chief judge of the whole empire?
That's an accusation not even worth the piles
of accusation famous is the question of
the very famous allegation quite simple, saving grace at the Accra Viola and Was there anyone who spent more time with it was a little less than the lahardee who was summoned Sallam
for the alarm. Was there anyone from the very beginning the first mock Minh, and the first Khalifa Second of all, because the deacon of the Allahu Iman spent more time with the Prophet sallallahu Sallam than anyone else, and quality time. So you don't want to be alone and used to say to the alarm
and use the same general that I used to say to Abubakar aboubaker, you give me one night of yours and I am willing to give you my entire life.
What nights is that? Oh, that one nights that you spent with us a little law in the cave of foward at the time of
just one night when Allah called him his companion in the Quran.
Meaning he spent time but give me just one of those lines.
No one spent more time and see the progress of the alarm. How many
of the alarm on correlate how many
of the alarm became Muslim in the seventh year of Hitler, he only stayed three years with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam as of all of the Sahaba of the Allah, for me, the most prolific narrator of Hadees, more than 5200
so you can relate to a handful, so you
can relate to more than 5200
is a beloved wife of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, the Princess of Makkah, the daughter of Abu Sufyan, Sophia, Viva la Vida, she lived as a wife with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and she lived for many years thereafter, in order her time with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and thereafter, Abu huraira lavon relates for more than 5230 out of the love on her legs for
season, top of the alarm, famous companion from the very beginning, how many how do you relate
to your love? the wives of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam with the exception of Sharia law and even collectively, don't relate as many Hadith as some of the younger Sahaba.
So the number of Hadith that a person relates is no reflection of their standing in scholarship or their standing in piety or even their knowledge. There was no one more knowledgeable than a MOBA Casa de la Han, and yet how many have to be here?
If the experts and the scholars of Hadith regarded him
as their master, Imam, Imam will use of Imam Mohammed imaams offer Imam and these were the teachers of the Hadees. To give you some examples, we've all heard of him.
The famous scholar of Hades, it's mentioned that hambo memorize 1 million
there are only a few 1000 IDs. But when each of these has a separate chain of narration, the separate chains of narration are in Hadith terminology, regarded as being two Hadees. So the text may only be a few 1000 Hadees but with different chains of narration, because the scholars would know their whole chain of narration. So with different chains of narration, can you imagine how complex that is on the rate from foreigner who narrates from fuller and then underrate the same hubby from foreigner who rates from him Hoon rates from him in that manner? You might have heard them the hunger to learn is reputed to have memorized 1 million
1 million and that's no exaggeration because his own Muslim it contains a minimum of 27,000
to handle memorize 1 million Howdy, Mr. Campbell would say about a man Yeah.
Imam Ali even Medina, who was in Medina. Mr. Mohan says, Mr.
Manohar rememorize 10 million
and he was a compute Eman How do you say is in my entire life Mr. Sato nuptse. Illa. Allah Medina in my entire life. I've never considered myself small. I have never been intimidated by any scholar, with the exception of Mr. Malina Modi.
The only one who would scare him and Bihari answer was which was odd because of his standing and had even a scholarship. So I have never considered myself small. I have never been intimidated by anyone except I even Medina. Medina he was. So Mr. Medina, Mr. humble. And Ma'am, yeah.
And they would gather this famous trail, they would gather and discuss how the handle says, we will discuss how the youth and when we would all differ, eventually we will turn to your mom. Yeah. And we would say what do you say about this? What about your mom? Yeah, he would say we would all except
if that was an evening, Medina and yet he would defer to the authority of Yeah, he had no money. If that was the handle, who memorized the million Hadith? Yeah, he would defer to the authority of Imam, no money, and he
stays with these hands of mine. I have personally written 600,001 narration I've personally written 1 million. That's not the ones he knew by heart is what he actually transcribed and written.
And email, Marine, he inherited one mil over 1 million dirhams. That's about almost 1,100,000 pounds from his father. He spent every penny of it in the in the search for IDs. Someone saw that in the end, he became so poor, he couldn't even afford sandals. One of 1,100,000 pounds he spent on the search for heavies.
This jacobina Marine of him Mr. Rambo says mama number had memorized 1 million and then he came up
I would say is anybody that
doesn't know, is not somebody
there was a student of Mr. Mobile use of, and he would follow the Hanafi School of fit in such a degree that that Rama would say he would never depart from the teachings of the Mambo hanifa.
If, if the Hanafi school effect was founded on the opposition of Hades, and that was the lack of
someone who had memorized someone who
humble says if he doesn't have any teeth, there's no such thing.
And yeah, he was a follower of the Hanafi. School. And the students have remarkable useful RV, one of the students with
the same with him. Yeah, even upon him. Okay. Rajaratnam had to live and work. These are names, who are not normally known to be the students of manufacturing delay, or the ones who followed his school.
And, and there's very little time, I'd like to mention one thing, which is that, as far as difference of opinion is concerned, trust me, it's never going to be possible to unite on one on one verdict on one fatwa. It's impossible. It's human nature. Last season on what it is that almost any foeniculum regime or a book, they will remain differing. That's human nature, as to how about the love and who differed on many issues? And you know, forget these small issues like, how do you do this? And how don't you do that? I'm going to leave you with just one or two examples. What do you think is the most common thing that occurred during the time of the Sahaba of the love langem? That
really shouldn't have seen any change at all? and wish everyone knew and heard children?
adults and men and women alike? I'll tell you, is it Salah? No, because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to be at the front, he used to lead Salah as an American at the front of the alarm animal behind him. They wouldn't look around and they wouldn't look at it.
And after a lie, he would go straight home he wouldn't pray his son and and Noah fell in the machine. He used to pray at home, come to the masjid lead, and he would lead at the front. And then he would go back. So the only ones who could report the method of Salah Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam were the ones who stood in the front row. And who would stand in the front row immediately behind him and adjacent to him. The Alinea min Komodo lamb, the ones of wisdom and intelligence motion you should stand with me.
above the national Bashara and the likes of the lightning was a little the alarm who stuck with him at all times. And then at home, it was the wives. So the salon Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is not really a candidate for something which they can relate in thorough detail. That's why that would have concluded that from Allah Akbar. salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah there are more than 200 valid points of differences amongst the scholars of Islam 200 200
lakhs Allah. Other things are very complicated. But I'll tell you one thing which everybody knew.
True, it's about the sun, someone came to the masjid or not whether someone saw them or not, everyone could hear the van. And the van was initiated in the very earliest days of Islam in the first year of hedra. for 10 years, everyone heard a van five times a day.
And it will mean they will there were two main weapons apart from the others were two main ones, I'm delighted to say.
So do you think any
of them would be narrated to us and recorded for us without any difference of opinion? Yes. Yes. Again, five times a day, women at home, children at home traders in the market.
Those walk in the streets, those who never came to the masjid five times a day, it wasn't a question of seeing was just question of hearing five times a day, every day of the year 10 whole years. If there is one thing in which there should be no difference of opinion, that he would have been a bomb, but do you know, in Iran and in
all the four schools,
all of them differ?
According to Mr. Mallika, luckily, there are only 13 words in advance 13 according to number hanifa Imam algorithm the handle there are 15 According to him, I'm sure for you that are 90
meaning sentences a lot, a lot, a lot, a lot, but there's no difference in the wordings question of whether you say twice once you repeat it 344 times that's a difference.
So there is a difference of opinion even about a than in all four schools effect and the same goes for if karma normal
The schools or the scholars agree in terms of the dynamic.
So there will always be a difference of opinion. Let's respect that difference of opinion and not trying to argue for or clamor for the unattainable and the impossible. Another thing, I'll end with this one final example is to do with what Ethan said. And he also answers the question about how come there are only this many Hadith to his name?
You might say that I've worked with a lot more on how many Hadeeth does he have very few.
imamo Allah was a first pass away in 150.
In America, he passed away a number of years after 179 hedger,
Imam Shafi, then later and humble right at the end. So these four scholars come one after Well, obviously, some of them were contemporaries, but in terms of their dates of death, it's among nifa Mr. Malik Imam Shafi, and
people say there weren't many Hadith in the time of mumble hanifa delay. That's why there are very few Hadith attributed to him. So go back to the Hadith and everything will be solved. That's the argument, isn't it? As long as you go back to the Hadeeth and stop following opinions,
you will be able to get the correct verdict.
he came first, there is no book that he wrote. That's why he never wrote a book of Hadith. So he has zero Hadees his name except what others have attributed to him through other neuro narrations, including his own students. He has no book. In my mind, it came after him and Malik has his famous Walker. But do you know how many of these they are immortal? immortal Mr. Malik. How many of these are the in the motto of Mr. Monk, attributed directly to the sort of loss in the law it was something which we refer to as murder for these
approximately 700 only 700 Mr. Malik, the man had only approximately 700 had his name in his kebab more than who comes later Imam Shafi Imam Shafi law, Healy has more than Mr. Malik, which he himself recorded, but not as many as the final one.
humbles book is published the Muslims handle 27,000. So that means that if anyone's position should be clear, and if anyone should have no two different opinions, but only one opinion, who would it be?
The final amount.
And yet you find in the books of fic, there are more variants narrations from humble than any other scholar.
You find one opinion in the Hanafi school to fit two in the Maliki school to fit three in the sharpening school to fit and possibly four in the 100 humbly school to fit from remount.
himself to give you one exam, and that would never be the case, if because there was access to the hobbies. That meant that the verdict of fit would be clear. And I'll end with this amount of delay. I'll give you one muscle that one example when a person travels, and once he passes beyond the
well, necessary distance or his 10 sorry, he intends unnecessary distance for Salah. We all know that we all know that he does bustle he truncates and shortens his prayer. So four can become a tour guide. Now the question is Does he have to do to rock out or Can he do for
the shortening? Is it obligatory? Or is it optional? Among
Hanafi scholars, they came first Mahmoud hanifa has zero had these to his name, apparently.
Would there be any confusion and confusion in the view of Abu hanifa? Yes, because he never had so much to learn the scholars of the Hanafi school. Have one verdict? One verdict, and that is it's it's necessary. You have to shorten the prayer. Mr. Malik came later. He has 700 at his name in his own book. And what
should there be any confusion since he has 700? No. Monica talaria has two views. There are two narrations from Mr. Malik. One of them is that it suits them aka to shorten the prayer. But you can still pray the full Imam Shafi can later he came much later, he had the benefit of all the previous scholarship as well as a collection of Hadeeth. He has more ideas to his name than Mr. Malik. Should he be in a more complete? Well, I wouldn't say confused but should there be fewer iterations to his name about this muscle? Or more, fewer fewer there was there should be no confusion. Imam Shafi Rakuten line has approximately three different durations.
But the most correct iteration of is that it's permissible. Now in my humble, humble came much later, he was an imam of Hadeeth. He had memorized 1 million Howdy. His book has a collection of more than 27,000 had he shouldn't not clarify everything.
thing because he had that he shouldn't it in my mind.
It has the following foundations for to his name. One he says shorten the prayer is fun, it's obligatory second shorten the prayer is sooner third, both shortening or praying the full prayer are permissible, but shortening is better. And you know what the fourth generation is best. This is someone who had memorized one minion had a 27,000 Hadith book collection, which is published and available. His fourth verdict was or hiwula alpha to unhide the hidden massala I wish to be excused from answering this question.
And I'll end with that sort of the law who was
sued in the Vietnam War.