Author Mufti Sayyid 'Abd al-Shakur Tirmidhi

Principles of Fiqh

Principles of Deobandi Fiqh

Firstly, it is essential to reiterate the fact obvious to anyone who studies the works of senior Deobandi scholars that their beliefs and practices are in complete conformance to the teachings of the Qur’an, the hadiths and Hanafi fiqh. Their suluk and tasawwuf is also according to the Sunnah. They are staunch Hanafis and high calibre Ahl al-Sunnah. None of their beliefs are against the Qur’an and hadiths, nor are any of their rulings against Hanafi fiqh. Deobandiyat is not a separate tract (maslak); in this era it is synonymous to the tract of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa ‘l-Jama’ah…