Tahsiniyyat are not primarily meant for the alleviation or relieve of hardships

Tahsiniyyat are not primarily meant for the

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Tahsiniyyat are not primarily meant for the alleviation or relieve of hardships and basic needs, but add elegance to life. Examples of tahsiniyyat elements include ornamentations, recreational activities, useful hobbies, decent enjoyments, etc. Such elements must not involve any types of unlawful luxuries, exaggerated lavishness and squandering.
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Shari'ah treats unlawful luxuries or extravagances as prohibitions. Therefore, Islam gives precedence to satisfaction of necessities over conveniences and embellishments. Tahsiniyyat (pl. of tahseen ) is an Arabic term that denotes "refinements", "embellishments", or "luxuries".
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Human being need goods and services to satisfy his needs. Muslim scholars classified the needs into three categories, providing linkages between them. They are: 1-The daruriyat or necessities of life like food, clothing, shelter, education, health care and so on. 2- The hajiyyat are those needs which would improve the quality of the necessities. Therefore they are regarded as. complementary or improvements.
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3- The tahsiniyat or the level of needs which satisfaction attain us social status or recognition. The latter two are seen as a sort of expansion of the necessities of life. The three are thus interlinked and picture a graded improvement in the quality of life. The focus of attention is on goods that satisfy needs falling in each category. The needs remain the same but their satisfaction improves as we move higher up on the scale.
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Maqsid al-Shari’ah Sources and Dimensions Maqasid al-shari’ah is considered to be the grand framework that provides guidelines and direction for ensuring the realization of maslahah and the prevention of mafsadah in financial transactions. Thus the grand theory of maqasid has the potential of providing answer to the question of why development of Islamic finance is needed What goals are to be realized and what direction the industry should proceed.
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