Imam Abu Hanifa (R)
The original name of Imam Abu Hanifa is numan. His father’s name is Tnabit. His father was a pious business man. Imam Abu Hanifa was born in Hijri 80. seeing his extra- ordinary talent his father arranged everything for his well-education. Within a short time he memorized the whole of the holy Quran and then he attained deep knowledge in Tafsir, Hadith, Arabic language and literature etc. he acquired higher education in different subjects of Islam from the then world famous qualified and virtuous teachers.
He has composed an Islamic law through a comprehensive and extensive analysis and discussion of the Holy Quran and the Hadith. The book was named as Fiqh. In this Islamic law book or Islamic jurisprudence elaborate discussion has made about Salat, Zakat, Siyam, Hajj, business and judgment etc. that was one of his great works. A committee was formed under his leadership consisting of great Islamic scholars for the purpose, which was compiled, it would have ben very different to practice Islamic rules and regulations.
Imam Abu Hanifa Sacrificed much, just fot the cause of compiling the unique and essential book, even he rejected the covetable post of Chief justice offered to him by the then Caliph. He was very pious, having excellent character. Hence, he was respectable to all. This great man died in 150 Hijri.
We shall try to know about him. And shall follow the ideas left by imam Abu Hanif in the field of learning and Islamic sciences.