Essay about Absolute Essentials Of Islam Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

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FAITH, PRAYER, & THE PATH OF SALVATION
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Belief r3
Belief in Allah

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Belief in the Angels

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Belief in the Books

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Belief in Alleh's Messengers

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Belief in the Last Day

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Belief in Destiny

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The Rulings ofthe Sacred Law

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Purification (ThhAra)

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The Ritual Bath (Gbusl)

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The Ritual Bath: A Detailed Description from Beginning to End

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Ritual Ablution (Wu/a')

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The Obligatory Acts of Ritual Ablution
The Ritual Ablution: A Detailed Description

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The Nullifiers of Ritual Ablution

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ABSOLUTE ESSENTIALS OF ISLAM

The Prayer (galat)

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Conditions of the Prayer

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The Integrals (Arkan) ofrhe Prayer

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The Necessary (Wajib) Actions of the Prayer

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Performing the Prayer

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A Complete Description of the Prayer

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The Actions Disliked (Makruh) in the Prayer

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Actions that Invalidate the Prayer

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The Path to

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The Messenger of Allah (nllah bless him and give him peace) said,

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"'W-homever Allah wishes well for, He gives understanding of religion"

(Bukhari 7t, Muslint. rc37).

Appendix z: Dealingwith Doubts & Misgivings

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Allah
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Selected Prayers

has

commanded us to worship and obey Him with sincerity, out

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of reverence, love and thankfulness. Allah says in the Qur'an, 'And they are ordered to serve Allah only, keeping religion pure for Him,

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to remain upright, and to establish worship and to pay the alms-due.

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That is true religion" (s8'5).

This worship is not possible without knowledge. This short work ourlines the absolute essentials of this knowledge-in faith, prayer, and key points related to one's life and dealings.

It is based on the

methodology of traditional Sunni Islam according to the Hanafi school, the largest school of Islamic law. And its purpose is to make one's worship valid, sound, and proper

And Allah alone

in a short amount of time.

gives success.

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Belief

Allah Most High

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in the Qur'an:

"The Messenger believes in what was sent down to him from his Lord, and the believers all believe in Allah and His angels and His books

and His messengers. \7e make no distinction between any of His messengers. They say, '\7e hear, and we obey. Grant us Your forgiveness, our Lord.

Unto You

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return"'

(z:285).

The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said:

"\Thoever meets his…