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Taqleed

  The Object of man’s existence The Object of man’s existence on earth is to recognize, worship and serve his creator, Allah Ta’ala. Everything else is secondary. Worship of Allah Ta’ala is not restricted to the five pillars (Imaan, Salaah, Zakaah, Fasting and Haj). Instead it encompasses every facet of life from eating to answering […]

The History of Salafiyyat

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Taqleed

It is the Islaamic duty of every individual to search for the true Deen. During this search one will come across different sects all inviting him under the banner of Islaam to adopt their way. However, the instruction of Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) is very clear and that is to hold firmly on to his way […]

The Tenth Problem that will Arise by Referring Directly to the Qur’an and Hadith

This entry is part 25 of 27 in the series Taqleed

The tenth problem is that not being committed to one Mazhab is a very effective formula for the destruction of deen. This conclusion has been reached after a deep analysis and thorough examination of the new ‘Mazhab’ commonly known as Salafiyyat. Salafiyyat is the latest trend in the world which has been given a deeni […]

The Ninth Problem that will Arise by Referring Directly to the Qur’an and Hadith

This entry is part 24 of 27 in the series Taqleed

The ninth problem is that since there exists no fifth mazhab in the world at present, those who wish to adopt a new mazhab (by directly referring to the Quran and Hadith), will have to do either one of two things in order to reach the correct conclusion. Either they will employ their personal reasoning […]

Few Examples of the Disastrous Outcome of those who Refer directly to the Qur’an and Hadith

This entry is part 23 of 27 in the series Taqleed

Moulana Sarfaraaz Khan (Rahmatullahi Alayh) writes: “I have a sincere Deeni conscious friend whose daughter-in-law claimed to follow the Hadith. It was her practise that whenever she required a compulsory ghusal (bath) she would merely throw three handfuls of water over her body. She insisted that the Hadith of Saheeh Bukhaari only instructs one to […]