The study of the philosophy of Islamic law,
especially its maqāṣid (objectives,
purposes, goals, intents and underlying principles) is a pre-requisite to
understanding the Qurʾān and the prophetic tradition, and to developing
the Islamic law in a way that achieves common good and protects from harm. For
that purpose, Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation established
the Centre for the . . .
Encyclopaedia of Makkah and Madinah project had been a living dream and an
inspirational vision of His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani almost 30 years
ago. Dr Abbas Saleh Tashkandi was the first with whom HE Sheikh Ahmed Zaki
Yamani - the Chairman and Founder of Al-Furqān - raised the idea in 1987.His . . .
The year 2013 ended on a truly historic note, as the Al-Furqān
Foundation celebrated its 25th Anniversary.
Friends, family, scholars and supporters from all around the world came
to London during the last week of November to join the Foundation in
celebrating a quarter of a century of dedication and excellence in preserving
the Islamic . . .