Posted on 04/03/2012 by __socrates

Lit. “Guidance.” The title of a well known book on Sunni law, and frequently quoted in the present work. There are many Muslim works entitled al-Hidayah, but this is called Hidayah f’il-furu’, or “a guidance in particular points.” It was composed by the Shaikh Burhanu ‘d-din ‘Ali, who was born at Mrghinan in Transoxania, about A.H. 530 (A.D. 1135), and died A.H. 593.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam