Fatwa: # 23339
Category: Misc. Fiqh
Country: Sweden
Date: 22nd November 2012

Title

Question on Taqleed

Question

Pls give me detailed information regarding 4 Imams and the need to follow any one of them as people around me raise so many questions?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

You may refer to the following books for an in-depth understanding on the issue of Taqleed:

1. The legal status of following a Mazhab by Hadhrat Moulana Mufti Muhammed Taqi Usmani (Damat Barakatuhum)

http://www.cometoislam.com/fiqh/legal/main.htm

2. Differences of the Imams by Sheikhul Hadeeth Hadhrat Moulana Zakariyya Saheb (Rahmatullahi Alayhi)

http://www.slideshare.net/IslamicBooks/differences-of-the-imams-by-shaykh-zakariyya-kandhelvi-ra

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best                                       

Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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