Al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah in Arabic also known as Fatawa Alamgiri is a collection of Islamic rulings issued and compiled by a group of Hanafi scholars from India.
This scholarly work was in response to a request by the Muslim king of India and a Islamic scholar in his own standing, Muhammad Aurangzeb.
The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb (who was also known as 'Alamgir').
The Fatawa-e-Alamgiri is notable for several reasons:
- It was one of the earliest fiqhs
- It spanned many volumes, making it the most comprehensive fiqh of its era .