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There is no such thing as required training to be an Imam. Any adult, sane, male, unimpaired, muslim who knows recitation and how to perform salah is qualified to lead Taraweeh or any other prayer; and any salah offered under him is valid. After establishing that the preferable choice is someone who is the most pious, knowledgeable etc. from the available ...


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News reached the Prophet [peace be upon him] on Sha'ban 2nd. to the effect that the chief of Bani Al-Mustaliq, Al-Harith bin Dirar had mobilised his men, along with some Arabs, to attack Madinah. Buraidah bin Al-Haseeb Al-Aslami was immediately despatched to verify the reports. He had some words with Abi Dirar, who confirmed his intention of war. He later ...


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Imam al-Ghazaly quoed hit in his al-Ihya' إحياء علوم الدين in a chapter called the book of supervision and accounting كتاب المراقبة والمحاسبة -see here in Arabic-. Imam al-'Iraqi commented it as follows: In the following I'm translating from Arabic language, as these translations are of my own take them carefully قال العراقي: رواه أبو نعيم في الحلية من ...


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This Jewish Midrash, if I understood it correctly, tells that Mose fled from Egypt to Midian when he was 20 years old and left for Egypt when he was 60 years old, when all people who prosecuted him were dead. According tho this, he stayed there much longer than the 10 year period. It is told in the Torah that he was 80 years old when he lead the Passover, so ...


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The hint of @Ahmed helped: Narrated Sa'id bin Jubair: A Jew from Hira asked me which one of the two periods Musa (i.e. Prophet Moses) completed. I said, "I don't know, (but wait) till I see the most learned 'Arab and inquire him about it." So, I went to Ibn 'Abbas and asked him. He replied, "Moses completed the longer and better period." ...


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