|Title||Significance of Ijtihād (reasoning) in Islam|
|Author||Dr. S.S. Waheed Ullah Hussaini Multani|
|Institute||Henry Martyn Institute , Hyderabad, India|
|Area of Study||Islamic Studies, Sunni Theology, Sufism, HIstory|
|Keywords||Sharī‘ah, Aḥkām, ḥalāl, ḥarām, Ijtihād, Taqlīd,|
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This research paper, covers the importance of reasoning i.e. Ijtihād with logical and meaningful, it is a serious attempt to explain that every person always restricted to follow the ideology of a particular scholar or a school of shariah or school of thought. Beyond this restriction of fiqh in Traditional Islam, muslims have to explore them through creative ideas by using reasoning as per the critical requirement of this modern age. It also covers the detailed discussion on Muslims, who are are not playing their significant role in the development of science & technology, in order to conclude the result i.e. the ignorance of Ijtihād by to intellectuals, scholars and learned persons. After this discussion on the causes of educational and intellectual decline of Muslims this paper covers this undisputed fact that Muslim scholars have played their dynamic role for the revolution through struggle in the past centuries and laid down the strong foundation for modern development & research.