Taqleed in Usul-e-Deen (Beliefs)

According to modern Usuli school it is not permissible to do taqleed (of the mujtahid) in Usul-e-Deen. However this was not the view of...

Is Taqleed proven through Hadith?

The foundation of Usulism rests on Ijtihad and therefore on Taqleed (of the mujtahid). Over the centuries, the Usuli clerics have built an enormous...

Evolution of Taqleed

Over the centuries, as Usulism evolved so did the definition of Taqleed and its practical implications. Had this definition been based on hadith it...

Fatwa based on personal opinion

Regarding the verse from Holy Quran: "And who is more erring than he who follows his low desires without any guidance from Allah?" (Holy...

The Obligatory Taqleed

Abstract Taqleed demands absolute submission to the dictates of a Mujtahid. Whereas, only those appointed by God qualify for unconditional submission. Yet the Mujtahids have...

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