Types of Sunnah
The Sunnah means the actions and precepts of Holy Prophet (SAW). Sunnah is the second source of Islamic Law. Literal meaning of Sunnah is ‘a clear and well trodden path”. It denotes the practice of Muhammad (PBUH) that he taught and practically instituted as teacher of Shariah.
Followings are the types of Sunnah
- Sunnat-ul-Qual: all words, counsels or precepts of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)
- Sunnat-ul-Fieel: his action, works and daily practices
- Sunnat-ul-Taqrir: his silence implying a tacit approbation on his part of any individual act committed by his disciples