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Taqleed

Taqleed

Q: A person told me that what is the need for making taqleed? ...The Angels of death won't ask "are you Wahhabi? Are you Shia? Are you Sunni? etc." They will ask Mann Rabbuka, Ma Deenuka and Mann Nabbiyka? Mufti Saheb, is this correct?A: This type of discussions are...

Taqleed

Q: Can a person do taqleed in Islam?A: If you are referring to following and making taqleed of one of the four imaams, then this is waajib.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Zakaria MakadaChecked & Approved:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo...

Imam Nawawi’s View on Taqleed

Last two times , 8 didnt got my answer , i hope this time i will . There are two views of imam al nawawi , first is - 3] Imam al-Nawawi writes in Al-Majmu‘ Sharh Al-Muhadhdhab:“The second view is it is obligatory (yalzamuhu) for him to follow one particular school,...

Taqleed

Q: Charo Imam saheeh hai to kya charo ko mila kar follow karna kaisa hai? Kya maslak ko badla ja skta hai ek se jyada bar?A: Hum chaar Imaam ku haq par jaante he, lekin hum ku sirf ayk Imaam ka mazhab iktiyaar karna chahia. Ayk mazhab se kuch lena owr kisi owr mazhab...

Performing salaah behind a Salafi

Q: Ahl as Salaf, who dont follow Taqleed, consider saying رب اغفرلى while sitting between two sujud in Salah as waajib. They also consider 9 Arkaan in salaah, although Hanafi maslak considers 4. What is the ruling for praying behind them?A: Salaah will be valid behind...

Which madhab/sect to follow

Our family is Deobandi but I have question regarding sects. The Prophet (PBUH) did not leave any sects behind and forbade us from making them. So why do we have to follow one of the 4 schools of thoughts, why not the Quran and Hadith themselves. I am not saying that...

Following one mazhab

Q: Is it necessary for a layman who has no knowledge of Shariah to follow one of the mazhabs such as Hanafi, Shaafi'ee, Hambali or Maaliki?A: Yes. For further details regarding taqleed of one of the four Imaams, refer to...

Taqleed

Q: I have heard that taqleed is only in 10% of Islam. Is it true? If yes then what is that 10% of Islam in which taqleed is required?A: Taqleed is applicable in all aspects of fiqh. And fiqh governs your entire life because the meaning of fiqh is ma`rifatun nafs maa...