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December, 2010

  • 1 December

    What is Taqleed?

    Taqleed is to accept the view of an Imaam with complete certainty that his view conforms to the Qur’an and Sunnah though one may be unaware of the proofs of the Imaam[1].

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November, 2010

  • 27 November

    Two Categories of People

    It is commonly witnessed that two categories of people experience problems in regard to the acquisition of knowledge. The first category of people, are those who are hasty in disseminating the information they receive whether obtained through the internet, radio stations or self-study. They are totally disconcerned about verifying the …

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  • 27 November

    The Need for Understanding Deeni Issues in their Correct Perspective

    Once Hadhrat Imaam Abu Hanifa (Rahmatullahi Alayh) came across a person studying Ahaadith (of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). Imaam Abu Hanifa (Rahmatullahi Alayh) then questioned the man whether he had first acquired the four fundamental sciences that are a prerequisite for understanding the Ahaadith in their correct perspective. The man …

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  • 26 November

    The History of the Taqleed of the Four Imaams

    A common question posed by many people is: “If the Ahaadith of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) are a commentary of the Noble Qur’an, then what is the need for making Taqleed of an Imaam?” In order to understand the answer to this question, a brief discussion of the history of …

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  • 25 November

    Referring to the Qur’an without the Medium of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam)

    Amongst the many duties of prophet-hood assigned to Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), one of his duties was to verbally explain as well as physically demonstrate to the ummah the details and particulars of the shar’ee laws contained in the Noble Quran. Allah Ta’ala says: And We have sent down the …

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