Mujtahid

Mujtahid

 

a Muslim theologian and legal expert who in the Middle Ages possessed the ijtihad (the right of independent interpretation of religious and legal matters). In Sunnism, the mujtahid is the founder and head of the madhabs (schools of Muslim jurisprudence). In Shiism, the mujtahid is a representative of the most influential circles of the upper Shiite clergy (called mojtahed in Persian).

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It is done only by a Mujtahid that posses certain qualifications.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi whistle-blower Mujtahid, who is believed to be a member of or have a well-connected source in the royal family, revealed that Yemen's Ansarullah movement has put down a proposal by Saudi Crown Mohammed bin Salman to surrender control of a part of the country's territories to Riyadh.
The founder of this sufi order, Mir Syed Muhammad Noor Bakhsh Quhistani, a sufi saint of 14th century was a reformer, a practicing sufi and a mujtahid, who authored many books including the famous book of Al Fiq tul Ahwat on Islamic jurisprudence.
The founder of this sufi order, Mir Syed Mohammad Noor Bakhsh Quhistani, a sufi saint of 14th century was a reformer, a practicing sufi and a mujtahid, who authored many books including the famous book of Al Fiq tul Ahwat on Islamic jurisprudence.
He referenced a saying attributed to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that once every century, God sends a mujtahid, a great reformer to reclaim or reinvigorate the faith.
Fadel discusses the situation in which a layperson (muqallid) is faced with juristic disagreement-legal pluralism--challenging us to think beyond the epistemological paradigm and focus instead on the role of the psycho-social relationship of trust between the layperson and the jurist: which mujtahid does the muqallid follow in this case?
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Until al-Mahdi (the anticipated imam) comes, people should bear with the tyrannical regimes and isolate themselves from the regime and if they sense any personal danger, they can engage in taqiyya -- i.e., conceal their beliefs and opt for easier, and not harder, ways -- but like Sunni mujtahids, critical relations are established with the mujtahid imams so that civil life is maintained under Islamic injunctions.
Accordingly, in the context of Islamic law, a jurist who deduces rules, from the sources of Islamic law, through the process of ijtihad is called a mujtahid. Thus, an Islamic judge (qadi) who is able to figure out a solution for a new issue through his own interpretation of the Qur'an and the Sunnah is a mujtahid judge.
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