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  1. ijazah(Noun)

    A certificate of authority. Among Muslims an indication that the person is an authority, recognized by someone as capable of interpreting scripture.

  2. Origin: اجازة.


  1. Ijazah

    An ijazah is a certificate used primarily by Sunni Muslims to indicate that one has been authorized by a higher authority to transmit a certain subject or text of Islamic knowledge. This usually implies that the student has learned this knowledge through face-to-face interactions "at the feet" of the teacher. The Ijazah was limited to the study of Islamic law. Philosophy, natural sciences and Islamic theology were excluded.

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