This course goes over the basic rulings of purification and prayer along with their proofs, based on a classic Islamic text of Fiqh for beginner students, Umdat al-Fiqh, written by Imam Ibn Qudama, may Allah have mercy on him, along with modern application of these rules.
Imam Ibn Qudamah Umdat al-Fiqh, (Chapters on Tahaara and Salaah), translated by Ahmad Abdel-Wahab
Dr. Salih Al Fawzan, A Summary Of Islamic Jurisprudence
To provide students with an opportunity to worship Almighty Allah through studying Fiqh
To understand the most important ruling regarding Tahaara and Prayer, such that the student can know what do in any circumstance regarding these two great acts of worship.
To be able to answer the questions of Muslims regarding rulings of Purification and Prayer, based on the Fiqh rulings that they have studied.
To understand the proofs of the ruling mentioned by the author, and the stronger opinion if it differs, and the process of extracting a ruling from specific proofs. How to approach and deal with difference of opinion amongst the scholars, with moderation and respect.
Appreciating and respecting the scholars of Fiqh and their efforts to guide the Ummah upon the guidance of the Qur’an and Sunnah, and respecting their opinions and their proofs, even if they disagree with the actual opinion.
Building a strong foundation in Fiqh, which the student will build future studies of Fiqh upon.
The science of Fiqh,
The proper methodology of studying Fiqh,
The etiquettes of a student of knowledge and Fiqh.
Rulings of water, uncertainty, and removal of najaasa
Rulings of containers and vessels, rulings of dead animals
Etiquettes of going to the bathroom
Rulings of wudu’ and siwaak
Ruling of wiping over the leather socks, other socks, the turban, and the cast
The nullifications of Wudu’
Rulings of ghusl (Islamic bath)
Ruling of Tayammum
Rulings on Menstruation
Rulings on Post-Partum Bleeding
An introduction to Prayer,
the importance of prayer,
the ruling of the one who abandons the prayer
Rules of Adhaan and Iqaama
Etiquettes of walking to the masjid, the description of the prayer
The pillars and obligations of the prayer
Sujood as-Sahw (sujood due to forgetfulness)
The voluntary prayers
The times in which it is prohibited to pray
Rules pertaining to the one leading the prayer and the congregational prayer
Rules pertaining to the prayer of the one who is sick
Rules pertaining to the prayer of the traveler
Rules pertaining to the prayer of fear
Rules regarding the Friday sermon and prayer
Rules regarding the two Eid prayers, and the sermon