Different sects

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: What are all the Muslim sects that are not Sunni or Shia? (Not every single group from within each sect but all the sects of Islam that every Muslim group falls into i.e Sunni and Shia.)


A: There are several. Some are like the khawaarij, mu`tazilah, etc.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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