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Learn about most of the legal issues related to the religious rite of fasting in Islaam.

The Noble Qur’aan is the last Divine Book which has been revealed by Allah for the guidance of mankind up to the Day of Resurrection. The reading of the Qur’aan, understanding of its meanings and interpretations is important and obligatory on all the followers of Islam.



There are many benefits to the knowledge of Uloomul Qur’aan. Once a person learns the essentials of his religion and what is required for him to know, the first knowledge he should turn his attention to is the knowledge of the Qur’aan and its sciences. As Allah says in the Qur’aan:



“This is a Book that we have send down to you, full of blessings, so that they may ponder over its verses, and that men of understanding may remember” [38:29]

The goal of this text is to provide a detailed basic foundation on the Science of Hadeeth. It builds on the material found in the Foundations of Islaamic Studies course available on this site.

The collection of Forty Hadith by Imam Nawawi comprise the main essential and fundamental concepts of Islam which, in turn, construct the minimum level of required revealed knowledge for every single Muslim. Since having good knowledge of the various fundamental aspects of the religion is key to a Muslim's practice and application of Islam, this course attempts to provide simple and practical commentaries to the collection of Imam Nawawi's Forty Hadith.

The collection of Forty Hadith by Imam Nawawi comprise the main essential and fundamental concepts of Islam which, in turn, construct the minimum level of required revealed knowledge for every single Muslim. Since having good knowledge of the various fundamental aspects of the religion is key to a Muslim's practice and application of Islam, this course attempts to provide simple and practical commentaries to the collection of Imam Nawawi's Forty Hadith.

The renowned book is in need of no introduction as Allaah has granted it acceptance amongst His creation. It is a book authored on clarifying the reality of Monotheism and the different types of polytheistic beliefs and practices, the author suffices himself to mentioning the relevant Ayaat, Ahaadeeth and statements of the Salaf under each chapter and then mentions the benefits derived from them. The purpose of this course is to explain this famous book in an easy and simple way so that Muslims from every walk of life can understand the correct Islamic ‘Aqeedah, and can save themselves, their family and friends from the Fire of Hell.