Mizan

Mizan (English: balance; scale, Urdu: ميزان‎) is a comprehensive treatise on the contents of Islam, written by Javed Ahmad Ghamidi, a Pakistani Islamic scholar. It is published in Urdu by Al-Mawrid Institute of Islamic Sciences. The book is also available in the form of different booklets. The book has also been published in English language in Renaissance Islamic Journal.

Contents

Published: Dar-ul-Ishraq, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006

  • Sources of Islam [1]
    • Principles of understanding the Qur'an[2]
    • Principles of determining the Sunnah[3]
    • Principles of understanding the Hadith[4]

Wisdom

  • Framework of Islam [5]
  • Beliefs
    • The Basic Premise of Religion [6]
      • The Essence of Faith [7]
    • Belief in God: His Being [8]
      • Attributes of God [9]
      • The Dealings and Practices of God [10]
    • Belief in the Angels [11]
    • Belief in the Prophets [12]
      • Some Traits of the Prophets [13]
      • Some Issues pertaining to Prophethood [14]
    • Belief in Divine Books [15]
    • Belief in the Hearafter [16]
      • The Signs and Events of the Day of Judgement [17]
      • The Phases and Abodes of the Day of Judgement [18]
  • Morals and morality [19]

The Book

  • The Islamic law of worship rituals
  • The social law of Islam
    • Basic principle [34]
    • Matrimony, marriage rites and prerequisites [35]
    • Relations prohibited for marriage [36]
    • Pre-requisites of Nikah (Marriage)[37]
    • Rights and obligations of the spouses [38]
    • Polygamy [39]
    • Etiquette of sexual intimacy [40]
    • Eila and Zihar(ايلا و ظهار)
    • Divorce[41]
    • Directives relating to widows [42]
    • Norms of gender interaction [43]
    • Rights of parents [44]
    • Rights of orphans [45]
    • Slavery [46]

See also

References

External links

  • Complete Mizan (in Urdu)[47]
  • Complete Mizan (in English)[48]
  • Complete Al-Islam (condensed version of Mizan): Urdu[49], English[50]
  • Articles available on the internet written by Javed Ahmed Ghamidi.[51][52]
  • Books to download, written by Javed Ahmed Ghamidi.[53]
  • Books available at Worldcat, written by Javed Ahmed Ghamidi.[54]
  • The Law of Evidence by Javed Ghamidi