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Taqlid

Reason behind scholars adopting a certain school of jurisprudence95

Q: The Prophet (peace be upon him) invited people to one religion. However, we find that there are four Schools of Jurisprudence led by the Four Grand Jurists: Malik, Al-Shafi`y, Abu Hanifah ...

Ruling on adhering to the Four Schools of Jurisprudence231

Q: What is the ruling on abiding by the four Madh-habs (Schools of Jurisprudence), and following their views in all cases at all times?...

Meaning and types of Taqlid and the ruling on each type592

Q: What is the meaning and forms of Taqlid along with the legal ruling on each type?...

Not all types of Taqlid are judged to be disbelief, dissolution or Shirk122

Q 3: What is the ruling on those who say that Taqlid (strictly following a specific School of Jurisprudence) is Kufr (disbelief), Fisq (openly and flagrantly violating Islamic law), and Shirk (associating others with Allah in His Divinity or worship), and attribute Kufr (d...

Reconciliation of the Four Schools of Jurisprudence78

Q: I am a student at the Teachers Institute in Ha'il. The teacher of religion told us that we can not follow the ways of the Four Imams (Imams Abu Hanifah, Malik, Al-Shafi`y, and Ahmad) with regard to Salah (Prayer), Wudu' (ablution), Sawm (fast) and other obligation...

Acting in accordance with one of the famous schools of jurisprudence106

Q: Some people think that it is an obligation for a Muslim to follow one of the four known Madh-habs (Schools of Islamic Jurisprudence) in order to properly fulfill their acts of worship and manage their daily affairs. However, these Madh-habs do not include the Madh-hab o...

A Muslim has to follow the two Revelations; the Qur'an and Sunnah150

Q: Is it permissible for a person to combine between the ways followed by the four known Madh-habs (schools of jurisprudence) and act in accordance to them instead of adopting the Madh-hab being followed where they live?...

Acting in accordance with Imam Malik's School of Jurisprudence140

Q: A certain person strictly follows and urges others to follow the Madh-hab (School of Jurisprudence) of Imam Malik. He argues that: a- We are not qualified to examine evidence and know the authentic and the weak. Therefore, it is necessary t...

Reason behind adhering to the opinions of the Four Madh-habs186

Q: What are the reasons for us to hold fast to the sayings and Madh-habs (School of Jurisprudence) of the four Imams (Imams Abu Hanifah, Malik, Al-Shafi`y, and Ahmad)? What is the relation between the Madh-habs and the Messenger (peace be upon him)? Did the Prophet (peace ...

Is it permissible for recent scholars to derive rulings from the Qur'an and Hadith without reference to Fiqh books?372

Q: Why is it obligatory on every Muslim to follow one of the four Madh-habs (Schools of Jurisprudence), although the Imams of those Madh-habs base their opinions on proofs from the Qur'an and Sunnah (whatever is reported from the Prophet)? Is it permissible for any contemporary M...