“Hashia Al-Tahtawi” (حاشیۃ الطحطاوی) is a famous commentary or gloss on the book “Al-Durr al-Mukhtar” (الدر المختار), which is a well-known book of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh). The author of “Hashia Al-Tahtawi” is Muhammad bin Ali al-Tahtawi, also known as al-Tahtawi al-Hanafi.
Muhammad bin Ali al-Tahtawi was a renowned Islamic scholar who lived in the 19th century. He was a Hanafi jurist and a prolific writer who contributed significantly to the field of Islamic jurisprudence. His commentary on “Al-Durr al-Mukhtar” has gained recognition and is studied by students and scholars of Islamic law.
The “Hashia Al-Tahtawi” serves as an explanation and elaboration of the topics discussed in “Al-Durr al-Mukhtar,” providing additional insights, clarifications, and references to other legal opinions and sources. It is considered a valuable resource for those studying Hanafi jurisprudence.