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His Name is Dear to the Almighty

These verses are attributed to Sayyiduna Ĥassān ibn Thābit al- Anşāri rađiyAllāhu ánhu : agharru álayhi li’n nubuwwati khātamun minallāhi mash-hūdun yalūĥu wa yush-hadu wa đamma’l ilāh isma’n nabiyyi ila’smihi idhā qāla fi’l khamsi’l mu-adh’dhinu ash-hadu wa shaqqa lahu mini’smihi li yujilallahu fa dhu’l árshi maĥmūdun wa hādha...

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Analogy of Fiqh

Fiqh is from the field, whose soil was turned [zar’á] by Ábdullāh ibn Masúūd and irrigated by Álqamah; Ibrahim an-Nakhaýī harvested it; Ĥammād pounded it; Abū Ĥanifah grounded it to fine flour; Abū Yūsuf kneaded it and Muĥammad baked the bread. And people eat this bread.al-fiqhu zarú bni masúūdin; wa álqamah ĥaşşāduhu thumma ibrāhimu dawwāsu númānu ťaĥinuhu, yáqūbu áājinuhu muĥammadun khābizu, wa’l...

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The Madh’hab of Abu Hanifah

ĥasbī mina’l khayrāti mā aádadtuhū yawma’l qiyāmati fī riđa’r Raĥmāni dīnu’n nabiyyi Muĥammadin khayru’l warā thumma’átiqādī madh’haba’n númāni The sufficient provisions I have prepared For the day of Judgement to please Raĥmān Is the religion of Muĥammad, the best of all creation And then the path of Númān [Abū Ĥanīfah] Şadr...

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Verses of Burdah

From the poem Al-Kawākibu'd Durriyah, also known as Qasīdah al-Burdah. khadamtuhū bi madīĥin astaqīlu bihī dhunūba úmrī mađā fi’sh shiýri wa’l khidami I serve him (śallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam) by praising him, and expect that [my sins] are reduced; [hopeful] that Allāh may forgive my past sins of writing poems [in which i praised the wealthy] and their service. I serve him by...

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