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 Al-fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīriyya
(2,038 words)

Al-fatāwā l-Hindiyya

'Legal opinions of the time of Aurangzeb'

Shaykh Niẓām al-Dīn Burhānpūrī

Date: 1664-72

Original Language: Arabic


Al-fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīriyya is a compendium of Muslim law according to the Ḥanafī school of jurisprudence. It was compiled by a team of more than 40 scholars between 1664 and 1672 in northern India under the supervision of Shaykh Niẓām al-Dīn Burhānpūrī and with the patronage of the Mughal Emperor Aurang…

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Khalfaoui, Mouez, “ Al-fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīriyya”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 October 2019 <>

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