Abu Hanifah: The Scholar & the Student

Imam Abu Hanifah : New,
The Scholar and the Student
[English & Arabic]
[A5] Paperback - 250 pages,
related to Imam Abu Hanifah [d.150h],
Transl. & Commentary by Arfan Shah Bukhari,
Published by Sheikhy Notes.


Now in Stock - December 2021


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The Scholar and the Student : This work relates to one of the dialogues between the noble scholar Imam Abu Hanifah, may Allah be pleased with him, and one of his students regarding the subject of knowledge. It is recorded in the form of questions and answers. Commentary is also provided on each specific point. Chapter headings have been added to make matters easy.

The Scholar is the one who knows and the Student is the one who wants to know. There are many important issues dealt with in this text and it shows practical use of the knowledge of Islamic belief.

This is not a beginner’s book; for that see Volume 2 of the Abu Hanifah, may Allah be pleased with him, works. This text has been published for the first time with its original Arabic, translation and commentary. This is the only commentary of its kind in the English language. Translation and commentary by Arfan Shah al-Bukhari, rahimahullah.


Al-Nu`man ibn Thabit al-Taymi, al-Imam Abu Hanifa (d. 150), called "The Imam" by Abu Dawud, and "The Imam, one of those who have reached the sky" by Ibn Hajar, he is known in the Islamic world as "The Greatest Imam" (al-Imâm al-A`zam) and his school has the largest number of followers among the four schools of Ahl al-Sunna. He is the first of the four mujtahid imams and the only Successor (tâbi`i) among them, having seen the Companions Anas ibn Malik, `Abd Allah ibn Abi Awfa, Sahl ibn Sa`d al-Sa`idi, Abu al-Tufayl, and `Amir ibn Wathila.

Imam Abu Hanifa is the first in Islam to organise the writing of fiqh under sub-headings embracing the whole of the Law, beginning with purity (tahara) followed by prayer (salah), an order which was retained by all subsequent scholars such as Malik, Shafi`i, Abu Dawud, Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmidhi, and others. All these and their followers are indebted to him and give him a share of their reward because he was the first to open that road for them, according to the hadith of the Prophet: "He who starts something good in Islam has its reward and the reward of those who practice it until the Day of Judgement, without lessening in the least the reward of those who practice it. The one who starts something bad in Islam will incur its punishment and the punishment of all those who practice it until the Day of Judgement without lessening their punishment in the least." Al-Shafi`i referred to this when he said: "People are all the children of Abu Hanifa in fiqh, of Ibn Ishaq in history, of Malik in hadith, and of Muqatil in tafsîr." ---Biography by Dr. G.F. Haddad.











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Dimensions : 23 x 15.5cm.




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  • Written by: Sayyid Arfan Shah al-Bukhari

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