The law of nafeer-e-aam in jihaad

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


1. When will Jihaad be “Fardh Ayn”(obligatory on every Muslim)?

2. What is the meaning of “Fardh Ayn”?

3. What is the purpose of Jihaad?



1. When there is one ameerul-mumineen and he declares nafeer-e-aam.

2. The command is compulsory on every individual.

3. I`laa-e-kalimatillah.

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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