Masail Al Qudori Made Easy
2428 Questions and Answers Covering almost 12,500 Rules Found in the Quduri.
Mufti Ashiq Ilahi's simple and lucid commentary of Mukhtasar al-Quduri in question and answer format, rendered into English. This commentary also includes explanatory notes where the author considered it necessary.
- Simplification of the Rules and regulations found in the Original Quduri.
- Written in Questions and Answers Format
- At Time the Order of the Original have not been Followed
- Headings are added which are not found in the Quduri
- Certain rules have been added when necessary from other Hanafi Classical Manuals
Mufti Ashiq Ilahi al-Barni was a prominent writer and eminent scholar of fiqh, hadith and tafsir from the Indian Subcontinent. He authored a number of well received books, including the ever-popular Zad al-Talibin. He was a disciple of the hadith scholar Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya. He migrated to the blessed city of Madinah where he spent the last 25 years of his life. He lays buried in the cemetery of al-Baqi'.
Brief Biography of Imam al-Quduri
Abu’l-Hasan Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Ja'far ibn Hamdan al-Quduri al-Baghdadi, the Hanafi jurist, born 362 AH. Al-Quduri is an ascription to the selling of pots (qudur).
Abu’l-Hasan al-Quduri took his knowledge of fiqh from Abu `Abdillah Muhammad ibn al-Jurjani, from Abu Bakr Al Jassas al-Razi, from Abu’l-Hasan al-Karkhi, from Abu Sa`id al-Barda`i from `Ali al-Daqqaq, from Abu Sahl Musa ibn Nasr al-Razi, from Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani, from Abu Hanifah, from Hammad ibn Abi Sulayman, from Ibrahim al-Nakha`i, from `Alqamah, from `Abdullah ibn Mas'ud (may Allah be pleased with him) from the Prophet (may Allah bless him and his Household and grant them all peace).
Al-Quduri was one of the ashab al-tarjih (jurists who weighed and analyzed the strengths of differing verdicts in the madhhab). The leadership of the Hanafis in `Iraq came to rest with him, and his renown rose. His mention recurs in the well-known Hanafi books al-Hidayah and al-Khulasah. He died on 15th Rajab 428 AH in Baghdad, and was buried in his home, but was later transported and buried beside Abu Bakr al-Khawarizmi, another Hanafi jurist.
Ashiq Ilahi al-Bulandshehri
A prolific writer and eminent scholar of the Indian Subcontinent, Shaykh ‘Ashiq Ilahi al-Bulandshehri (or al-Barni) was born in 1343 AH in Bulandshahr of Uttar Pradesh. After attaining his primary education at Madrasa Imdadiyya Moradabad and Jami‘ Masjid Aligarh, he traveled to Mazahir ‘Ulum Saharanpur in pursuit of higher knowledge. After completing his studies, he taught various subjects at Ferozpur Jhirka, Hayat al-Ulum Moradabad, and at different madrasas throughout Calcutta.
He later taught at Dar al-‘Ulum Karachi for several years at the request of Mufti Muhammad Shafi’, where he assumed responsibility of the fatwa department and taught students hadith and tafsir. The Shaykh later migrated to Madina, where he spent the last 25 years of his life. He was a disciple of the hadith scholar Shaykh Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi. Dozens of his books have been well received in many countries.
Tohfa-e khawatin (Gift for women), Marne ke bad kya hōga? (What is going to happen after death?), Islami adab (Islamic conduct), Huquq al-walidayn (Rights of parents), and Anwar al-bayan (Illuminating discourses on the Holy Qur’an), a voluminous commentary of the Qur’an, are among the well-known books he authored. In the field of hadith, he authored Zad al-talibin (Provisions for the seekers) and Al-Fawa’id al-saniyya fi sharh al-Arba‘in al-Nawawiyya (The lofty beneficial points in the explanation of Nawawi’s Forty Hadiths).
As for jurisprudence, he is the author of Al-Tashil al-daruri fi masa’il al-Quduri (The necessary facilitation of the laws of Quduri), as well as dozens of reformative booklets and articles. He passed away in the illuminated city of Madina at the age of 80 and was buried there in the Baqi‘ graveyard, as had been his desire.
Compiled By Mufti Ashiq Ilahi al Barni (al-Bulandshehri)
Translation Edited By Mufti Afzal Hossen Elias
Hardback 554 Pages
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