Simply explained: “A purpose (maqasid) is not valid unless it leads to the fulfilment of some good (maslaha) or avoidance of some mischief (mafsadah)”. In other words, the maqasid of Shari’ah are the fulfillment of maslaha and the avoidance of mafsada.
For instance: It may be permissible for a Muslim to eat pork when in an emaciated state, provided that pork is the ONLY viable source of sustenance left only enough may be consumed to ensure survival … More USUL AL-FIQH – MAQASID/QAWAID AL SHARIAH – THE BEST EXPLANATION OF HANAFI, MALIKI, SHAFIE & HANBALI USUL PRINCIPLES
He wrote several books, the most well known is Kitab-al-Umm containing rulings of the Imam on all subjects of Islamic Law. … More IMAM SHAFIE AND HIS FAMOUS QUOTES – PEARLS AND WISDOMS FROM THE IMAM OF THE SHAFI’E MADHHAB
In sha Allah the reader has so far understood the reasoning behind the differences in fiqh, first of all the majority of the issues are minor ones, and secondly for any opinion that we may deem wrong can now understood as an pinion that was developed for their respected scholls based on the evidences and using the methodology that their school follows. In sha Allah we can reconcile that the differing opinions have excuses for them, and many of them are a mercy for us all.
MEANING THAT EVERY STUDENT OF KNOWLEDGE THAT FOLLOWS AN OPINION FROM ANY MADHHABM THAT IS BACKED BY THE QURAN AND SUNNAH, IS NOT ERRING UNLESS ANOTHER OPINION IS SHOWN TO THEM WITH GREATER EVIDENCE BACKING IT.
IN WHICH CASE JUST AS THE FOR IMAMS DID, WHEN A MORE UTHENTIC HADITH REACHED THEM THEY WOULD RECANT THEIR OLD STANCE AND ADOPT A NEW ONE.
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We ask Allah for guidance and knowledge that will help us distinguish the haqq from the baatil so that we may follow it. May Allah guide us to what pleases Him best, Aza Wa Jal. … More WHY THE DIFFERENT OPINIONS IN THE 4 MADHABS – THE DIFFERING OPINIONS AMONGST THE MADHAHIB – WHICH MADHHAB IS MOST CORRECT
Narrated Umm Qays bint Mihsan: Hilal ibn Yasaf said: I came to ar-Raqqah (a place in Syria). One of my companions said to me: Do you want to see any of the Companions of the Prophet (SallAllaahu Álayhi Wa sallam)? I said: A good opportunity. So we went to Wabisah. I said to my friend: Let us first see his mode of living. He had a cap (kufi). … More IS PRAYING BAREHEADED HARAM – DO I HAVE TO WEAR A KUFI WHEN I AM PRAYING – DO MUSLIMS WEAR TURBANS