Study of al-Sha’rani’s al-Mizan al-Kubra. Download. SahibHBMHB_redux. pdf (Mb). Date. Author. Sahib, Hikimuthulla Bin M.H. Babu. Metadata. Abd al-Wahhab al-Sha’rani was an Egyptian Shafi’i scholar and mystic, founder of an Egyptian His seminal work Al-Mizan al-Kubra (The Supreme Scale) compares the rulings of all four Sunni schools of sharia as if they were a single school. Al-Mizan al-Kubra (a Treatise on the Sects of Islam), by Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad al-Sha’rani, Egypt, A.H. /A.D. Estimate. 6, —.

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The Mizan al-Kubra of ‘Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad al-Sha’rani is a treatise on the four Sunni schools, and argues that their authority comes from the same source. As the title the ‘Great Balance’ suggests, al-Sha’rani was a moderate in all his views and in many of his works sought to reconcile differences among religious and social groups.

He expounded moderate forms of Sufism that did not contradict the Shar’ia, condemned scholars who confused the population with hair-splitting legal and theological arguments and even wrote a treatise advising scholars and Sufis how to deal effectively with the military elite. A geometric chain containing the words: A tree with the big branches representing the founders of the madhahib, and the small branches representing the followers. A stylised flower with names of the eighteen sects which are shown stemming from the ‘ayn al-Shar’ia, and a triangular fishing net.

The position of the four founders Imams in relation to the balance of the Day of Judgement. The position of the four Imams in relation to their followers who had chosen the straight path to Paradise without falling into Hell.


The paths of the eight Imams leading to the gates of Paradise.

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