Basic Creed: Basic Islamic Creed by Shaykh `Allaamah AsSayyid Mahmood alHamzaawiyy (1821-1887 CE; 1236-1305 AH) Damascus' Hanfiyy Muftiy

Basic Creed: Basic Islamic Creed by Shaykh `Allaamah AsSayyid Mahmood alHamzaawiyy (1821-1887 CE; 1236-1305 AH) Damascus' Hanfiyy Muftiy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515349587
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/03/2015
Pages: 30
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Shaykh 'Allaamah AsSayyid Mahmood bin Naseeb bin Husaynul Hamzaawiyy (1821-1887 CE; 1236-1305 AH) was Damascus' Religious Authority (Muftiy) and one of its greatest scholars in the 13th Hijriyy century.

He learned from the famous personalities of his era, and among them were:
* His father Shaykh Sàeedul Halabiyy from whom he benefitted immensely
* Hadith scholar (Muhaddith) 'Abdur Rahmaanul Kuzbariyy
* Shaykh Haamidul 'Attaar
* Shaykh 'Umarul Aamidiyy
* Shaykh Hasanush Shatiyy
* Shaykh 'Abdul Lateef (Beirut's Muftiy)
* Shaykh Sàdiyul 'Umariyy.

Posts He Filled
* 1845 CE; 1260 AH: Overseeing Authority of the Judicial System and its courts in Damascus such as alBizooriyyah, asSanaaniyyah and Court of alBaab alKubraa.
* 1851 CE; 1266 AH: The Mawlaa (Religious Ottoman's) Rank
* 1852 CE; 1267 AH: AshShaam's Islamic Dedications (Awqaaf) Director
* 1853 CE; 1268 AH: Agriculture Court's Council President
* 1887-1869 CE; 1284-1305 AH: Damascus Muftiy. He remained in this position until he died. He used to receive questions about Islamic issues from various countries even from the Europe and non-Muslim countries.

* The Emperor Napoleon III, King of France, donated him a decorated hunting rifle as a small token in recognition of Shaykh Mahmood's efforts in containing the infamous incidents that occurred in the 1860s.
* His fame spread far and wide and the scholars of his era readily admitted his brilliance and distinctive excellence.

He authored in a wide range of noble branches of knowledge such as Quranic Interpretation (Tafseer), Hadith, Creeds and Literature. Some examples of what he authored are:
* Two volumes in Quranic Interpretation written with un-dotted letters called Abode of Secrets
* The Hamzaawiyyah Religious Edicts (AlFataawaal Hamzaawiyyah)
* The Rules of Religious Dedications
* Uncovering the Mask, for explaining his father's book
* The Judgment about Receiving a Fee in Return for Reciting Qur'an
* The Shining Light in AjJaamì Book
* Compensation Requested from the Amir, Follower and Worker
* Correct Texts about Hearing Woman's Claim for Dowry after Copulation and/or Privacy with Husband
* The Shining Stars of the Continual Hadith
* Summary of Discrediting and Crediting Personalities

The Shaykh's funeral was overly dignified and many from the scholars, Sharif families and dignitaries participated in it. Many poets elegized him.

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