ضوابط الترجيح في التفسير المظهري للشيخ ثناء الله باني بتي
The Rules of Preferences of Qazi Sana Ullah Pani Pati in TafseerAl-Mazhari
The services of Ulamas(scholar’s) regarding Tafseer-e- Quran and defence against efforts of its literal and contextual alterations by critics are، undoubtedly، matchless and remarkable.The main focus of all their struggles was to chalk out the rules for preferences of Tafseer-e-Quran so that the authentic and un-authentic interpretations may be distinguished. They disclosed real difference between preferences and dispreferences. As a matter of fact، in Tafseer-e-Quran and principles of Tafseer، these preferences occupy great importance.Actually،it is standard to accept and reject any opinion. This criterion has been followed by the interpreters through ages. Al-Sheikh Qazi Sana Ullah Pani Patti(D.1225 Hijrah) is the most prominent interpreter of the rules of Tafseer e Quran in subcontinent India. He exercised all these rules and regulations in his world famous Tafseer “Al Mazhari” which is a reliable blend of old and new Islamic sciences. These rules are basically concerned with the fundamentals of preferences of contextual reference ، primary sources and Arabic language and literature so to say.This research focuses Tafseer-e-Mazhari in connections with the rules for preferences and inductions. The research has been strengthened with various instances along with handsome critical analysis.