Enormities: Being Leaderless

This is another article in the chapter Probable Enormities from the classical manual on Sharia called Reliance of the Traveller. The articles are posted one by one in the order they are given in the book.

BEING LEADERLESS

p75.9 The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said,

“The death of someone who dies without the leader of a group over him is as if he had died in the; pre-Islamic period of ignorance [A, leader meaning the caliph (def: 025) or his representative, if they exist (dis: p40.2(A:]

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