This book is the English translation of Mufti Taqi Usmani's book "Taqleed ki Sharaiee Haisiyat". It sheds light on the reality of taqleed, its different types and why it is necessary today. It also answers the doubts and objections of people on the topic..
JUSTICE MUFTI MUHAMMAD TAQI USMANI is one of the leading Islamic scholars living today. Author of more than 40 books, he is an expert in the fields of Islamic law, Economics and Hadith. For the past 40 years, he has been teaching at the Darul-Uloom in Karachi that was established by his father Mufti Muhammad Shafi, the late Grand Mufti of Pakistan. He also holds a degree in law and has been a Judge at the Sharia Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He is a consultant to several international Islamic financial institutions and has played a key part in the move toward interest free banking and the establishment of Islamic financial institutions. He is the deputy chairman of the Jeddah based Islamic Fiqh Council of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).