Al-Hidayah: The Guidance (Volume 2)
A Classical Manual of Hanafi Law
By Burhan al-Din al-Farghani al-Marghinani
Translated from the Arabic with Commentary and Notes By Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee
Hardback 405 Pages
ISBN : 9780955235948
Publisher : Amal Press, Bristol, UK
About The Book
Translation of Al-Hidayah Fi Sharh Bidayat Al-Mubtadi, A commentary of Bidayat al-Mubtadi written by the author himself.
This volume covers Books 8 to 17 :
In comparing the Mukhtasar of al-Quduri, the book in which al-Hidayah is based upon, we note the following differences:
About the Author
Shaykh al-Islam, Muhaddith and Hafiz, Abu al-Hasan Burhan al-Din 'Ali b. Abi Bakr b. 'Abd al Jalal al-Farghani, al-Marghinani, the great Hanafi jurist, was born at Marghian in the vicinity of Farghana in 530/1135 (in Present Day Uzbekistan).
He studied with Mufti Najm al Din Abu Hafs 'Umar al-Nasafi, his son Abu'l Layth Ahmad b. 'Umar al Nasafi and other eminent teachers, and excelled in Hadith, Tafsir, Fiqh and other studies.
His scholarship was recognised and praised by eminent scholars such as Imam Fakhr al-Din Qadi Khan, Zahir al-Din Muhammad b. Ahmad al-Bukhari (the author of al-Fatawa al-Zahiriyyah) and others.
He died in 593/1197.
About The Translator
Imran Ahsan Khan Nyazee is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Shariah and Law, Islamabad.
He obtained his law degree (L.L.B) from Punjab University in 1969.
In 1983, he was awarded a gold medal for his performance in the L.L.M (Shariah) at the International Islamic University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, USA.
His published works include: Theories of Islamic Law, The concept of Riba and Islamic Banking, and General Principles of Criminal Law.
He has also published several research articles on Islamic Law and has also translated into English Ibn Rushd's well known book, Bidayat al-Mujtihid (The Distinguished Jurist's Primer) in two volumes.
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