Urdu Fatawa Books

Urdu Fatāwā Books

Question

Please can you recommend some Urdu Fatāwā books that are in accordance with the Ḥanafī school of thought.

بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم

Answer

The following is a list of some of the prominent Urdu Fatāwā books that are in accordance with the Ḥanafī school of thought:

  1. Fatāwā ʿAzīzī – Shāh ʿAbd al-Azīz Muḥaddith Dehlawī (d. 1239/1824).
  2. Majmūʿah Fatāwā – Mawlānā ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawī (d. 1304/1886).
  3. Fatāwā Rashīdiyyah and Bāqiyāt Fatāwā Rashīdiyyah – Mawlānā Rashīd Aḥmad Gangohī (d. 1323/1905).
  4. Fatāwā Khalīliyyah – Mawlānā Khalil Aḥmad Sahāranpūrī (d. 1346/1927).
  5. Fatāwā Darul Uloom Deoband – Muftī ʿAzīz al-Raḥman ʿUthmānī (d. 1347/1928) and Mufti Muḥammad Shafīʿ ʿ Uthmānī (d. 1396/1976).
  6. Imdād al-Fatāwā – Mawlānā Ashraf ʿAlī Thānawī (d. 1362/1943).
  7. Kifāyah al-Muftī – Mufti Kifāyatullāh Dehlawī (d. 1372/1952).
  8. Khayr al-Fatāwā – Mawlānā Khayr Muḥammad Jālandarī (d. 1390/1970) and others.
  9. Imdād al-Aḥkām – Mawlānā Ẓafar Aḥmad ʿUthmānī (d. 1394/1974).
  10. Fatāwā Ḥaqqāniyyah – Mawlānā ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Haqqānī (d. 1409/1988) and others.
  11. Fatāwā Maḥmūdiyyah – Mufti Maḥmūd Ḥasan Gangohī (d. 1417/1996).
  12. Āp Key Masāʾil Awr Unkā Ḥal – Mawlānā Yūsuf Ludyānwī (d. 1421/2000).
  13. Fatāwā Raḥimiyyah – Mufti ʿAbd al-Raḥim Lājpūrī (d. 1422/2001).
  14. Aḥsan al-Fatāwā – Mufti Rashīd Aḥmad Ludyānwī (d. 1422/2002).
  15. Fatāwā Farīdiyyah – Mufti Muḥammad Farīd (d. 1432/2011).
  16. Fatāwā ʿUthmānī – Mufti Muḥammad Taqī ʿUthmānī (b. 1362/1943 – ).
  17. Maḥmūd al-Fatāwā – Mufti Aḥmad Khānpūrī (b. 1365/1946 – ).
  18. Fatāwā Darul Uloom Zakariyya – Mufti Raḍa al-Ḥaq (b. 1369-70/1950 – ).
  19. Kitāb al-Fatāwā – Mawlānā Khālid Sayf Allah Raḥmānī (b. 1376/1956 – ).
  20. Kitāb al-Nawāzil – Mufti Muḥammad Salmān Manṣūrpūrī (b. 1386/1967 – ).

Allah knows best

Yusuf Shabbir

22 Ṣafar 1438 / 22 November 2016

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