Remittances Review

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

“The Purposeful Life: An Exploration of Life's Priorities According to the Objectives of Islamic Shariah”

Muhammad Zahid Yasin, Mamoona Anjum Noor, Asia Bibi, Atiqa Fakhar
Shariah, Maqasid, Daruriyyah, Hajiyyah, Tahsiniyyah, Islamic priorities, balanced living, Muslims essence of Life, purposeful living ,


Examining the Islamic legal code's guiding principles, or Maqasid al-Shariah, this article explores the deep wisdom of Islam's Shariah. Islam offers a framework for interpreting life's goals through the three layers of Daruriyyah, Hajiyyah, and Tahsiniyyah, which mean "the essentials," "the complementary," and "the desirable or embellishments," respectively. The Daruriyyah stresses the basic requirements for personal and community prosperity by centering on the maintenance of life, religion, knowledge, family, and property. The goals of Hajiyyah and Tahsiniyyah, which deal with easing suffering and improving refinement, are considered as supplementary rather than independent endeavors. In light of the interconnected nature of the three groups, this essay encourages readers to consider whether they, as Muslims or not, are directing their priorities in accordance with the Daruriyyah. In addition, it encourages a critical assessment of extreme ideologies in light of these goals, highlighting the importance of a well-rounded and balanced lifestyle that is in line with Islamic principles.