SEEKING ALLAH THROUGH THE MEANS OF TAWASSUL & ISTIGATHA
Author: Habib Kazim Al-Saqqaf / Imran Rahim
Publisher: IV Publishing (UK)
This treatise explains the concept of Istighatha, examines its proofs in detail and resolves areas of confusion.
The first section deals with misconceptions realting to the concept of Istighatha,
The second section mentions the [textual] proofs of the Ahl al-Sunna wa'l Jama'a for Istighatha,
The third section mentions some rational proofs for the position of the Ahl al-Sunna wa'l Jama'a.
About the Author
Habib Kazim bin Ja'far bin Muhammad al-Saqqaf was born in Tarim, in Yemen's Hadramawt Valley and traces his lineage back to the Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. He memorised the Qur'an and studied under many of ther great scholars of Tarim and beyond.
As a highly respected scholar, he is considered an expert in many areas of the sacred sciences including Fiqh, Sirah, 'Aqidah, Usul and in particular, Hadith and its related sciences. He previously served as the director of the Ribat of Al-Shihr and then the director of the Ribat of Al-Mukalla' and sits on the council for Legal Verdicts at Dar al-Mustafa in Tarim.