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Meaning of Ijtihad

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in response to reader comment: Our dear Hamid and the words Jihad and Ijtihad

Submitted by Hamid Mahmood (Oman), Oct 9, 2007 at 12:50

Dear dhimmi,

I have never claimed that I am better than you in Arabic. Rather I am not at all a student of Arabic. I feel you are very very unfortunate that despite that you know Arabic, yet you dont want to accept the truth. You know when the Prophet Muhammad started giving the message of Allah, despite that many elites knew 100% that he was saying the truth but they were not accepting Isalm because then they had to give up many things.

As far as I know the meaning of "Ijtihad" is " muslims reaching to a common judgement on some issue in the light of Quran and Haddits".

May Allah be with you,



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