Small Quantitiy other than khamar that doesn't intoxicate
Small Quantitiy other than khamar that doesn't intoxicate


The book of Food & Beverages - كتاب الأطعمة والأشربة


The Prohibited Foods and Beverages

Section:Prohibited Drinks
Topic/Issue:3801 - Small Quantitiy other than khamar that doesn't intoxicate --
Agreement:With respect to khamr, they agreed about its prohibition in small or large quantities, (that which is derived from grape juice). In the case of the other intoxicating beverages, they disagreed about a small quantity that does not intoxicate.
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik,Imam ShafiSmall and large quantities of intoxicating liquor are prohibitedNarration of Aisha (RA) and Narration of Ibn Umar and Narration of Jabir(RA)

The second argument is that all (intoxicating) beverages are called khamr. For this they have two methods. The first is from the aspect of establishing names by way of derivation. The second is by way of transmission. They said, from the aspect of derivation, that it is known to the experts of language that khamr has been called khamr because it clouds (veils) the intellect, therefore, it follows that the term khamr be applied to everything that befuddles the intellect.
The second method is by way of transmission. They maintained that even if it is not conceded to us that intoxicating beverages are designated in the language by the term khamr, yet they are called khamr in the legal sense. They argued for this on the basis of the tradition of Ibn Umar and by what is elated by Abu Hurayra and narration of Ibn Umar

In regards to the narration of Ibn Abbas that is used by the scholars of Kufa and Basra, they considered it weak as some of its narrators related the words: "intoxicant from other things "
Imam Abu HanifaWhat is prohibited in all the remaining beverages (that is, besides wine derived from grape juice) is intoxication itself and not the substance of the beverages.The Kufians relied for their opinion upon the apparent meaning of the words of the Exalted 16:67. They said that sakar is an intoxicant and if it had been prohibited in its substance Allah would not have designated it as "good nourishment." Among traditions that they relied upon in this topic, the best known, in their view, is the tradition of Ibn Abbas
The other narrations they use are: narration from Abu Burda ibn Niyar. . It is related from Ibn Masud that he said: "I witnessed the prohibition of nabidh (mead) as you witnessed it, thereafter, I witnessed its permissibility. I remembered and you forgot". They also use the narration of Abu Musa

In their argument by way of reasoning they said that the Qur'an has explicitly laid down that the Vila (underlying cause) of prohibition of khamr is that it prevents the remembrance of Allah and breeds enmity and hatred, as the Exalted has said, "Satan seeketh only to cast among you enmity and hatred by means of strong drink (khamr) and games of chance, and to turn you from remembrance of Allah and from (His) worship ". This time (they said) is found in a certain quantity of the intoxicating liquor not in what is less than that; it follows therefore that this quantity be prohibited, except on what a consensus has taken place regarding small as well as large quantities of khamr. They said that this kind, of analogy is linked with the text, and it is one in Which the underlying cause is indicated by the law.
Evidences :Hadith of Aisha, 2 - Sahih Muslim [# 4964], 3 - Sunan Abi Dawud [# 3673], Hadith of Abu Huraira, Hadith of Ibn Umar, 6 - Quran [16:67], Hadith of Ibn Abbas, Hadith of Abu Burda ibn Niyar, Hadith of Abu Musa [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship,Food, Drinks,Intoxicate, Small Quanitity, Khamar, Wine
Last Updated:2011-07-24

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