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The Four Great Imams

Why do we need to follow a specific madhab or school of jurisprudence (fiqh) when we have direct access to Qur’an and Hadith, which are the sources of this knowledge? This question that echoes in the minds of many Muslims is of great importance as it directly relates to our lives in this world as … Continue reading

Guidelines for Following Madhhabs

Author: Shaikhs Al-Fawzan, Ibn Uthaimeen and Ibn Abdul-Wah SHAYKH MUHAMMAD IBN SAALIH AL-UTHAYMEEN was asked: When encountering a difficult issue, do you advise the student of knowledge not to stick to a madhhab, or [do you advise] to turn to a particular madhhab? The Shaykh, hafidhahullaah, responded: If what is intended by sticking to a … Continue reading

Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs

By Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller ( SUFI – but the text is a good read Insh’Allah) This essay developed from a lecture given in the United States, Canada, and England in 1994 and 1995. On each occasion, questions were taken, some of the most frequent of which have been answered in the subsequent chapters. … Continue reading