One of the most enjoyable books I have read that discusses the virtues of each month and the good actions specific to each. A perfect book for khatibs and imams. This edition does include useful notes but unfortunately does not have a complete takhrij.
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What does Takhrij means?
Takhrij is is a form of ‘masdar’
It means sourcing all of the hadith from their locations in the primary texts for reference purposes. It’s beneficial for scholars who need to check the authenticity of ahadith all the time, but it should not concern a layman.
Can anyone find this in the pdf please?
Ibn Rajab said: “Most people’s fasting are full of shortcomings, charity helps to patch these up.” [Lataaif p. 232] [لطائف المعارف صحفة ٢٣٢]
I have the Arabic pdf but can’t find this quote.
Is it possible that this is the passage you’re looking for: (http://i.imgur.com/4fWXF0w.png)? It’s on pg. 313 in the PDF above.
[…] for one who can afford it. It seems therefore apt to remember the words of ibn Rajab in his Lata’if al-Ma’arif: “Whoever can not stand on the plains of Arafah this year, let him stand up and fulfill the […]