Fiqh and Aqida Differences

There are & were awliya' who are Hanafi,Maliki,Shafi'i,& Hanbali in fiqh. There are & were awliya' who are Ash'ari, Maturidi, & traditional Athari in aqida. If all of these great men and women reached the highest stations with Allah ﷻ through these various paths, why cling and promote one of them so strongly above the … Continue reading Fiqh and Aqida Differences

The Narration of Imam Malik Laughing at Sufis

Imam Malik and the Sufis Q. al-Qadhi 'Iyadh is known to be a great sunni scholar, yet quiet recently a salafi brother pointed out that in his book "Tadreeb al-Madarik", al-Qadhi quotes a narration from Imam Maalik who rejected sufism. This confused me deeply and i wanted to know if you could clarify this issue … Continue reading The Narration of Imam Malik Laughing at Sufis

Usul and Furu’ – What Makes a Madhhab

When it comes to the concept of a madhhab, a lot of people simply see the furu' (fruits) of different madhahab, but they don't see the usul (methodology) behind them, and that's actually what makes it a madhhab. A madhhab is what happens when a qualified mujtahid (someone who mastered all of the Islamic sciences … Continue reading Usul and Furu’ – What Makes a Madhhab