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Qiyas

An Arabic term for analogy. Qiyas is used in Islamic law to deal with new situations as they arise. For example, the Quran forbids the use of alcohol but does not mention narcotics. Because alcohol and narcotics are both intoxicating, one may use qiyas to determine that Islamic law forbids narcotics as well. This has implications in Islamic finance.
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The awarding took place during the opening ceremony of the conference organized by Qiyas in Riyadh.
Qiyas or the use of analogies to ascertain a rule became permitted.
Faisal bin Abdullah Al-Mashari, Qiyas Chief executive officer.
12) These are followed, in order of importance, by the ijma and the qiyas.
As discussed below, some of his students introduced emendations to this rationale, but he was equally opposed to qiyas (analogical reasoning).
Ijtihad and qiyas are mechanisms from the Quran and the Sunnah that can be used to produce solutions to the problems of our time.
the Quran and the Sunnah, Ijma', Qiyas, fatwa and Jumhur scholars.
He further explains: "Religiously, it's known by any student studying fiqh , Islamic jurisprudence, that we depend on the Quran, the sunnah (the Prophet's sayings and actions), ijma' (consensus), qiyas (deductive analogy).
Rather, sharia law is woven together from five different sources: "the Quran, Sunna ("tradition"), qiyas ("analogy"), igma ("consensus among Muslim scholars"), and ijtihad ("independent juristic reasoning").
Tens of thousands of people would benefit from these projects estimated to cost $48 million, Syed Qiyas Saeedi told Pajhwok Afghan News.
17 As a result of this religious element, Sharia jurisprudence is generally thought to draw upon five principles for interpretation: the Quran ("the divine Revelation of Allah recited by Muhammed"), the Sunna ("the Prophet Muhammed's living examples"), qiyas ("reasoning by analogy"), ijma ("the learned consensus of Muslim scholars, or ulama"), and at least until the tenth Century, Ijtihad (independent juristic reasoning).
Although basic tenets of Islamic law were completed with the revelation of last verse of Quran but they keep on interpreting by various jurists with the passage of time through Ijma' and Qiyas.