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Maqasid Shariah: Higher Objectives of Shariah

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

Al-Maqasid al-Shari’ah, or the Higher Objectives of Shari’ah, is a manifestly important and yet somewhat neglected discipline of the Shari’ah. The Shari’ah generally is predicated on benefits to the individual and the community, and its laws are designed to protect these benefits and to facilitate the improvement and perfection of the conditions of human life. The Qur’an is expressive of this when it points to a signature purpose of the prophethood of Muhammad (SAW):   Continue reading

June 15, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Shari’ah: No water, no life!

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

Shariah is to Islamic life as water is to human existence. In fact, Shariah is a path that leads to a water hole. Water, the very source of life.

About Shariah, I found these two presentations by Dr. Muhammad Yunus, of Islamic Circle of North America, to be very informative and wanted to share it with you all. Continue reading

April 27, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments