Q. Is it permissible to close the Masaajid when a plague breaks out? Some people are arguing that Musallis should not attend the Masaajid for the protection of people’s lives. They say that ‘preservation of life’ is amongst the objectives of the Shariah. Is their line of argumentation correct? A.
Q. Is Taqleed necessary? Some people argue that the Math-habs did not exist in the time of Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam. A. Taqleed of only one of the four math-habs (Hanafi, Shaafi, Maaliki or Hambali) in all its rulings is necessary. Common-sense is sufficient to convince a person that Taqleed