‘Urf -o-Adah (Custom and Usage) as a Source of Islamic law
Hafiz Abdul Ghani

Customs, traditions and usages of people are considered as sources of law in almost all jurisprudences of the world. In Islaic law „Urf (custom) and „adah (tradition) are considered important sources of law. Numerous injunctions of the Islamic Fiqh are based on customs and usages of the people. From the period of the Prophet of Islam to the development of law schools custom („urf) was considered as a source for law making activities. In this article „urf as a source of Islamic Fiqh has been studied.

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