Difference between Ijtihaad and Qiyaas

Q: What's the difference between Ijtihaad and Qiyaas?

A: Ijtihaad is the work of an imaam who has the salaahiyat for ijtihaad, and qiyaas is to extend the analogy.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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