THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SUNNAH AND THE STATUS OF THE HOLY PROPHET (PBUH) WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE QURAN
The significance of the Sunnah in Islamic law is one of the most important areas of research. This topic remained under discussion since early period almost in every century of Islamic history. In this article the status of the Holy prophet was elaborated in the broad and vast context with reference to the Holy Quran. Belief in Holy Quran is very essential for every Muslim and the status of the finality of Prophet hood is also defined in Quran and Sunnah. Thus the Sunnah of the Holy prophet as defined in Shariah has very important status towards understanding Islam. This review is aimed at critically evaluating only those works that have put forward Islamic law to justify their arguments on Sunnah. This research has also elaborated the modern approaches in writing of status and authority of Sunnah according to original source. The Sunnah shows the way in which the Holy Prophet (PBUH) translated the ideology of Islam in the light of Quranic guidance into practical shape, developed it into a positive social order and finally elevated it to a full-fledged Islamic order. Most of Islamic orders we only know only through Sunnah alone. Sunnah additionally manages us how to find out the exact, indicate and significance of the Quranic mandates. As it were, the Sunnah is the useful use of the Quranic standards to the different issues of life. Hence, It contains priceless points of reference and significant material identifying with the Islamic religion also.