Fatwa ID: 01951
Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Meanings of Mawlana and Mufti
Mawlana means literally our master but traditionally refers to graduates from an Islamic institution called Darul Uloom, which includes the study of at least the six major books of hadith.
Mufti literally means the one who answers questions and traditionally referred to a person after graduating from his Alim course, specialises in Islamic Jurisprudence and giving Fatwas under the supervision of experienced Muftis.
Only Allah Knows Best
Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham.