What is Sharia?

What is Sharia?

Sharia is an umbrella term which stands for the principles and rules related to practical aspects of life which cover acts of worship, financial transactions, family law and laws of inheritance, rules of war and peace etc. whether they are mentioned explicitly in the Holy Quran and Sunnah or derived from other Sharia sources by Mujtahedeen through application of the rules of Ijatihad.