Doubt Cannot Overrule Certainty: Islamic Legal Maxims

What should you do if you have doubts about your Wudu’ or about the number of rak`ahs you have prayed?

The 2nd grand Islamic maxim, discussed by Sheikh Ahmad Kutty in this video, answers a wide range of questions. “Doubt cannot overrule certainty,” reads the maxim under discussion. It doesn’t address only ritual and worship questions such as those mentioned above; it also affects many other life situations and questions related to family, finance and more.

Join Sheikh Kutty in this episode of the Islamic Legal Maxims series.

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