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Custom’s Applications and Limitations: Islamic Legal Maxims

In the previous episode, Sheikh Kutty discussed the maxim, “custom is arbiter”, the 5th and last of the Islamic Grand Legal maxims (Al-Qawa`id Al-Kubra).

In this video, Sheikh Kutty sheds more light on this maxim, giving examples of it application and pointing out some of its limitations. In addition, Sheikh Kutty explains some subsidiary maxims related to custom.

About Sheikh Ahmad Kutty
Sheikh Ahmad Kutty is a Senior Lecturer and an Islamic Scholar at the Islamic Institute of Toronto, Ontario, Canada