Posts Tagged ‘Mujtahid’

Towards Understanding Ijtihad and Taqleed: A Brief Introduction

The Ijtihad Series: Part 1 “In the Arabic dictionary, the root  (ج ح د: j-h-d ) is defined as “the exertion of effort on a matter that requires it.” In all of its different applications, the term denotes the expenditure of mental and intellectual effort. A mujtahid, therefore, is a scholar who researches and studies […]