Simply explained: “A purpose (maqasid) is not valid unless it leads to the fulfilment of some good (maslaha) or avoidance of some mischief (mafsadah)”. In other words, the maqasid of Shari’ah are the fulfillment of maslaha and the avoidance of mafsada.
For instance: It may be permissible for a Muslim to eat pork when in an emaciated state, provided that pork is the ONLY viable source of sustenance left only enough may be consumed to ensure survival … More USUL AL-FIQH – MAQASID/QAWAID AL SHARIAH – THE BEST EXPLANATION OF HANAFI, MALIKI, SHAFIE & HANBALI USUL PRINCIPLES
ʿUmar will come with blood flowing from his veins. It will be asked ‘Who did this to you?’ To which he will reply, ‘ʿAbd al-Mughīrah ibn Shuʿbah.’ He will stand in front of Allah and will have a swift and easy reckoning. Then he will be made to stand in front of the Throne, draped in two green garments. Then ʿUthmān will come with blood dripping from his veins. It will be asked, ‘Who did this to you?’ To which he will reply; ‘So and so.’ … More IMAM JAFAR AL-SADIQ – THE SUNNI IMAM ?? – DEBATE AGAINST A RAFIDHI SHIA
Fasting on ‘Aashooraa was a gradual step in the process of introducing fasting as a prescribed obligation in Islam. Fasting ap-peared in three forms. When the Messenger of Allaah came to Madeenah, he told the Muslims to fast on three days of every month and on the day of ‘Aashooraa´, then Allaah made fasting obligatory when He said:
“O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous“ [al-Baqarah 2:183] … More MUHARRAM ASHOORAH – JEWS – SHIA AND AHL AL-SUNNAH – BID’AH SUNNAH AND PURE LIES