Creed of the Deobandi Elders

The Seventeenth Question: al-Muhannad

The Seventeenth Question ______________________ Q.17: Allama Khalil Ahmad Sahranpuri, al-Muhannad ‘ala ’l-Mufannad, pp.53-55 ½ ‘Do you say that the Prophet (saw) is only superior to us like an elder brother is to a younger brother and nothing more? Did one of you write such contents in a book? هل تقولون  إن النبي صلى الله عليه … Continue reading

Creed of the Deobandi Elders

Article Six: The Creed of the Deobandi Elders

Article Six ______________________ Art.6; Gangohi, Fatawa-e-Rashidiyya, 1:112: “The Prophets (upon them be peace) have been distinguished in this way in that that there is no disagreement in their ability to hear.”[1]   s.z.c.   [1] See Zubdat al-Manasik of Mawlana Rashid Ahmad Gangohi, p.90. Cf. Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi’s Nashr al-Tib, p.297 and Allama Khalil … Continue reading

Creed of the Deobandi Elders

Article Five: The Creed of the Deobandi Elders

Article Five ______________________ Art.5; Gangohi, Fatawa-e-Rashidiyya, 1:112: “It is permissible to be present at the noble grave of the Messenger of Allah (saw) seeking his intercession[1] and saying [s: words like]: ‘O Prophet, intercede for me to be pardoned!’ Hadrat Gangohi himself has said the following words: ‘O Messenger of Allah! I implore you for … Continue reading

Creed of the Deobandi Elders / Philosophy & Theology

Article Three: The Creed of the Deobandi Elders

  Article Three ______________________ Art.3; al-Muhannad, p.112: “That part of the ground which the blessed limbs of the Messenger of Allah (saw) has come into contact with (i.e. has touched) [s: the plot where he currently resides] is in general superior so much so that it is even greater than the ka’bah,[1] ‘Arsh[2] and Kursi.”[3] … Continue reading