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
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم None of the imams intentionally opposed the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) NOTES FROM IBN TAYMIYYAH’S REMOVAL OF BLAME FROM GREAT ULAMA OR – RAF’ Al-MALAM, AL-A’IMMAT AL-A’LAM They believe that words of anyone other than the Prophet may be accepted or rejected If the opinions of any of the accepted imams are … More WHY THE DIFFERENT OPINIONS IN THE 4 MADHABS
PRAYING WITH NO HEAD COVER FOR MEN On Praying Bearheaded (without a Turban or Kufi) Though there is no direct hadith commanding a Muslim to cover the head in prayer, it is not from the pillars of wudhu nor from the pillars of salaah, we do have ijtihad of the respected madhahib, and salafi stances. … More IS PRAYING BAREHEADED HARAM or NOT