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Bidayat al-Mujtahid wa Nihayat  al-Muqtasid


               Breakdown of first 11 Chapters (English)

Volume 1

[Kitab Taharah] [Kitab al-Wudhu'] [Kitab al-Ghusl] [Kitab at-Tayammum]

[Kitab Taharah min Najasah] [Kitab as-Solah] [Kitab al-Jana'iz] [Kitab Zakah] [Kitab Zakat al-Fitr]

[Kitab as-Siyam] [Kitab al-I'tikaf]

[Kitab al-Hajj] [Kitab al-Jihad] [Kitab al-Ayman] [Kitab Nadzar] [Kitab al-Udhhiyyah]

[Kitab as-Shaid] [Kitab al-'Aqiqah] [Kitab al-Ath'imah wal Ashribah] [Kitab an-Nikah]

[Kitab at-Talaq] [Kitab al-Ila'] [Kitab az-Dhi'har] [Kitab al-Li'an] [Kitab al-Ihdad]

[Kitab al-Buyu'] [Kitab as-Sharf] [Kitab as-Salam] [Kitab al-Bai' ul-Murabahah]

[Kitab Bai' ul-'Ariyyah] [Kitab al-Ijarah] [Kitab al-Ju'l] [Kitab al-Qiradh] [Kitab al-Musaqah]

[Kitab as-Shirkah] [Kitab as-Shu'fah] [Kitab al-Qismah] [Kitab ar-Ruhun] [Kitab al-Hijr]

[Kitab at-Taflis] [Kitab as-Shulh] [Kitab al-Kafalah] [Kitab al-Hawalah] [Kitab al-Wakalah]

[Kitab al-Luqathah] [Kitab al-Wadi'ah] [Kitab al-'Ariyyah] [Kitab al-Ghashab]

[Kitab al-Istihqaq] [Kitab al-Hibah] [Kitab al-Washaya] [Kitab al-Faraidh] [Kitab al-Jinayat]

[Kitab al-Qishash] [Kitab ad-Diyat] [Kitab al-Qasamah] [Kitab az-Zina] [Kitab al-Qadzaf]

[Kitab as-Sariqah] [Kitab al-Hirabah] [Kitab al-Aqdhiyah]

Breakdown of first 11 Chapters

Al-Muqaddimah Preface
2.1 The Dalil Of Its Obligation
2.2 The Rituals Of Wudhu'
2.2.1 The Shurut (Conditions) Of Wudhu'
2.2.2 The Ahkam (Rulings) Of Wudhu'
2.2.3 The Arkan (Elements) Of Wudhu'
2.2.4 Defining The Wudhu' Area
2.2.5 Washing The Hands, Arms And Up To The Elbows
2.2.6 Mash (Wiping) Of The Head
2.2.7 The Number Of WashingWudhu'
2.2.8 Wiping The Turban
2.2.9 Mash (Wiping) Of The Ears
2.2.10 Washing Of The Feet
2.2.11 The Sequence Of The Acts Of Wudhu'
2.2.12 Al-Mawalat (The Continuos Performance Of Wudhu')
2.2.13 Wiping Over Khuf (Boots) The Permissibility Defining The Area To Be Wiped The Problems Of Jawrabayn (Objects Used) Description Of Khuf The Time Of Wiping Conditions For Wiping Over Khuf Nullification Of Taharah When Using Khuf
2.3 The Chapter On Water
2.3.1 Water Mixed With Najasah (Impuritites)Without Changing Character
2.3.2 Water Mixed With Saffron And Other Clean Objects
2.3.3 Musta'mal (Water Already Used For Purifying)
2.3.4 Leftover Water From Drinking of Animals And Muslims
2.3.5 Leftover Water From Taharah
2.3.6 Performing Wudhu' With Nabidh (Beverage Of Dates)
2.4 Factors Nullifying The Wudhu'
2.4.1 Najasah From The Body
2.4.2 The Problems In Sleeping
2.4.3 Touching Women
2.4.4 Touching The Private Parts
2.4.5 Eating Food Prepared On Fire
2.4.6 Laughing During The Prayer
2.4.7 Wudhu' After Performing The Janazah (Dead)
2.5 Actions Which Require Wudhu'
2.5.1 Is Taharah A Condition For Touching The Mushaf?
2.5.2 Wudhu' When Junub (Major Impurity)
2.5.3 The Condition Of Wudhu' For Tawaf
2.5.4 Reciting The Qur'an And Dhikr Of Allah (Remembrance Of Allah) Without Wudhu'
3.1 What Are The Actions During Ghusl?
3.1.1 Running The Hand Over The Body
3.1.2 Niyyah (Intention) For Ghusl
3.1.3 Al-Madmadah And Al-Istinshaar (Rinsing And Snuffing)
3.1.4 Al-Mawalat And Sequential Actions
3.2 Factors Nullifying The Ghusl
3.2.1 Contacts Of Genitals
3.2.2 Discharge Of Semen
3.3 Ahkam Of Janabah And Menstruation
3.3.1 Janabah Entering The Mosque Touching The Mushaf Reading The Qur'an
3.3.2 Menstruation Blood From The Uterus Haidh, Istihadhah And Nifas (Normal, Extended Menstruation And Post-Natal) Maximum And Minimum Period For Menstruation Intermittent Haidh The Maximum And Minimum Period For Nifas Blood Discharge During Pregnancy Kudrah And Sufrah (Black And Yellow Blood - Leucorroea) Signs Of Purity Discussion On Haidh And Mustahada The Ahkam Of Haidh And Istihadhah Physical Contact With The Menstruating Women Intercourse When Purity Before Ghusl Intercourse While The Women Is Menstruating Ghusl For The Istihadhah Women Physical Contact With The Istihadhah Women
4.1 Identifying Which Taharah Can Be Substituted With Tayammum
4.2 Persons Eligible For Tayammum
4.3 Conditions For Tayammum
4.3.1 Niyyah (Intention)
4.3.2 The Problem Of Searching For Water
4.3.3 The Arrival Of The Time For Prayer
4.4 Description For Tayammum
4.4.1 The Area Of The Hands To Be Rubbed
4.4.2 Striking The Earth
4.4.3 The Earth Reaching The Body
4.5 The Material Used For Tayammum
4.6 Factors Nullifying The Tayammum
4.6.1 Intending To Perform Another Solah
4.6.2 The Availability Of Water
4.7 Actions Which Require Tayammum
5. KITAB TAHARAH MIN NAJASAH (REMOVING IMPURITIES)5.1 The Hukm (Ruling) Of Removing Impurities
5.2 The Types Of Impurities
5.2.1 Carrion Of Blooded And Bloodless
5.2.2 Kinds Of Carrion Which Are Haram
5.2.3 Using The Skins Of Dead Animal
5.2.4 The Blood Of Sea Animals And Land Creature
5.2.5 Urine
5.2.6 Small Amount Of Najasah
5.2.7 Semen
5.3 Area Which Are Obligatory To Remove Impurities
5.4 The Material Used To Remove Impurities
5.5 The Kifayah (Description) Of Removing The Impurities
5.6 The Manners Of Istinja' (Relieving Oneself)
6. KITAB AS-SOLAH6.1 The Hukm (Ruling) Of Obligation In Solah
6.1.1 The Obligation
6.1.2 The Number Of Obligatory Daily Prayers
6.1.3 The Person Who Is Obligatory Upon
6.1.4 Those Who Leaves The Solah Intentionally
6.2 The Shurut (Conditions) Of Solah
6.2.1 The Time Of Prayer The Obligatory Prescribed Time The Daily Normal Timings Dhuhor 'Asr Maghrib 'Isha Subh or Fajr Timings In Case Of Darurah (Necessity) And Excuses When is this special timing applicable? The Problems in Jam' Ta'khir People who are eligible for this kind of Darurah The Time When Prayer Is Forbidden The Forbidden Times The Type Of Prayer Forbidden During These Times
6.2.2 Adhan And Iqamah (The Calls To Prayer) Adhan The Kifayah (Description) Of Adhan The Hukm (Ruling) Of Adhan The Time For Adhan The Shurut (Conditions) For Adhan The Reply When Hearing The Adhan Iqamah
6.2.3 The Qiblah (Direction Of Prayer) The Obligation To Face The Qiblah The Capacity To Determine The Qiblah The Prayer In The Ka'bah The Placing Of Sutrah
6.2.4 The Awrah Satr Ul-Awrah (Covering The Awrah) Male Awrah Female Awrah The Dress Permitted For Solah
6.2.5 Purification From Najasah (Impurities)
6.2.6 Places Suitable For Solah
6.2.7 Prohibited Actions During The Prayer
6.2.8 The Niyyah (Intention) Of The Solah
6.3 The Arkan (Elements) Of The Solah
6.3.1 Words In The Solah The Takbir Words Of The Takbir Reading The Tawjih And Istiftah (Opening Du'a) The Tasmiyyah The Recitation Of Qur'an In The Solah The Recitation Of Qur'an During Ruku' (Bowing) And Sujud (Prostration) Words In Tashahhud The Tasleem The Problems In Qunut
6.3.2 Actions In The Solah Raf Al-Yadayn (Raising The Hands) I'tidal (The Pause In Between Ruku' And Sujud) The Sitting The First And Second Tashahhud The Placing Of The Hands During Qiyam The Sitting Of Istirahat In The Odd Raka'ah Sujud Prohibition of Iq'a during the Solah
6.3.3 The Jama'ah (Congregational Prayers) The Hukm (Ruling) Of Congregational Prayers The Ahkam (Rulings) Repeating The Prayer With Another Jama'ah The Conditions For Imamah (The One Who Leads The Prayer) Who Has Precedence For Imamah A Minor Imam A Fisq Imam (Disobedient Person) A Woman Imam Specific Ahkam For The Imam Saying Ameen The point of Takbiratul Ihram Correcting the Imam The position level of the Imam The Niyyah for the Imam The Position Of The Follower And Ahkam Regarding Followers The Position Of The Imam The First Saf (Row) Hasten To Prayer After The Iqamah The Time To Stand Up For Prayer Performing The Solah Before Getting Into The Saf What Is Necessary For The Follower To Follow The Imam Exception When Reciting "Sami Allahu liman hamidah" The Imam Seated While The Followers Stand Description Of Following The Imam What The Imam Is Responsible On Behalf Of The Follower When The Prayer Of The Imam Invalidates, What Affects The Follower
6.3.4 The Friday Congregation The Hukm (Ruling) Of Friday Prayers The Shurut (Conditions) For Friday Prayers (Shurut) The Arkan (Elements) For Friday Prayers The Khutbah What Is To Be In The Khutbah Listening The Khutbah Someone Who Comes During The Khutbah Recommended Surah To Read In The Friday Prayers Other Ahkam (Rules) On Friday Ghusl during Friday Musafir (traveller) on a Friday The best time to go for the Friday Prayers Business transactions during the Adhan
6.3.5 Prayers During Safar (Journeys) Qasr (Shortening The Prayers) The Hukm (Ruling) of Qasr Length Of The Journey The Reason Of Journey That Could Qualify Qasr From Which Point Can The Musafir Perform Qasr The Time Period For Qasr Jam' (Combining The Prayers) The Permissibility The Description Of Combining The Prayers Causes Permitting The Combining Of Prayers
6.3.6 Solatul-Khawf (Praying Under The Threat Of Danger)
6.3.7 Solatul-Marid (Prayer Of The Sick)
6.4 The Other Prayers
6.4.1 Solatul-Witr The Hukm (Ruling) And Kifayah (Description) Of Witr The Time Of Witr Qunut Observing Witr While Travelling On A Transport
6.4.2 The Sunnah Of Fajr What Is Recommend To Read Jarrhiyyah Or Sirrhiyyah (Reading It Aloud Or Inaudible) Performing The Sunnah Of Fajr When The Imam Have Begun The Fajr Prayer The Qada' Of The Sunnah Of Fajr
6.4.3 The Nawafil (Supererogatory Prayers)
6.4.4 Tahiyyat Al-Masjid
6.4.5 Night Prayers During Ramadhan (Tarawikh & Qiyam Ul-Layl)
6.4.6 Solatul-Kusuf (Eclipse Prayer) The Description Of Solatul-Kusuf Manner Of The Recitation Of Qur'an: Jarrhiyyah Or Sirrhiyyah The Time Prescribed For Solar Eclipse Khutbah After Solatul-Kusuf Lunar Eclipse
6.4.7 Solatul-Istisqa' (Prayer For Seeking Rain)
6.4.8 Solatul-Eidayn (The Two Eids) The Number Of Takbir Who Is It Obligatory Upon If Eid Falls On Friday Masbuq Solatul-Eid (Those Who Missed The Eid Prayer) Performing The Sunnah Prayers Before Solatul-Eid The Time Of The Eid Takbir
6.4.9 Sujud Tilawah (Prostration Of The Qur'an) The Hukm (Ruling) The Number Of Sujud Required Performing Sujud Tilawah During The Karahah (Prohibited) Times
6.5 I'ada (Repeating), Qada' (Delayed Performance) And Sujud Sahwi (Prostration For Forgetfulness)6.5.1 I'ada (Repeating The Prayer) Hadath (Loosing Purity) During The Prayer Passing In Front Of A Praying Person The Problem Of Blowing Out Air Laughter Haqin (Suppressing The Call Of Nature) Responding To A Salam While In Solah
6.5.2 Qada' (Delayed Performance) For Whom Is Qada' Obligatory The Kifayah (Description) Of Qada' The Shurut (Condition) Of Qada' And Its Time When Is A Raka'ah Considered To Be Lost? The follower who joins the prayer late The follower who forgot to bow down with the Imam Qada' Or Ada' (Delayed Performancce And Timely Performance) Issues Relating To The Imam And The Follower Catching the Friday prayers The Sujud Tilawah of the Imam and the follower When the Musafir must not perform Qasr
6.5.3 Sujud Sahwi (Prostration Of Forgetfulness) Hukm: Obligation Or Sunnah Where Is The Sujud Sahwi To Be Made Where The Messenger Of Allah (s.A.w.) Performed Sujud Sahwi Words And Actions That Can Lead To Sujud Sahwi The Description Of Sujud Sahwi The Hukm (Ruling) The Way To Alert The Imam Performing Sujud Sahwi Due To Doubts
7.1 Recommended Acts When Death Approaches And After
7.2 Ghusl (Bathing) Of The Deceased
7.2.1 The Hukm (Ruling) Of Ghusl Of The Deceased
7.2.2 Which Types Of Deceased Are To Be Ghusl
7.2.3 Who Are Permitted To Perform The Ghusl
7.2.4 The Kifayah (Description) Of Bathing The Dress Of The Deceased The Wudhu' For The Deceased The Number Of Times The Body Needs To Be Washed
7.3 The Kafan (Shroud)
7.4 The Janazah Procession
7.5 The Janazah Prayer
7.5.1 The Kifayah (Description) Of Solatul-Janazah The Number Of Takbir Reading In The Solah The Tasleem The Position Of The Imam In Relative To The Janazah Tartib (Arrangement) Of Men And Women Janazah Those Who Missed The Takbir Solah Over The Grave
7.5.2 Which Janazah Can Be Prayed Over
7.5.3 Who Has Precedence For The Imam
7.5.4 Solatul-Ghayb (In Absentia)
7.5.5 The Time For Solatul-Janazah
7.5.6 Performing Solatul-Janazah In The Mosque
7.5.7 The Shurut (Conditions) Of Solatul-Janazah
7.6 Burial
8.1 The Person On Whom Zakah Is Obligatory
8.1.1 Minors
8.1.2 Ahl Al-Dhimmi (Non-Muslims Under The Protection Of The Islamic State)
8.1.3 Slaves
8.1.4 Those Who Are In Debt
8.1.5 Zakah On Profits Which The Property Belongs To Waqaf (Trust)
8.1.6 Property Of Waqaf (Trust)
8.1.7 Land Of Kharaj (Alien Property)
8.1.8 Issues Related To The Owner Of The Property Zakah Which Is Lost When The Property Is Destroyed The Eligible Zakah Owner Died Before Paying Zakah Property That Is Sold After Zakah Is Due
8.1.9 Those Who Refuse To Pay Zakah
8.2 The Kinds Of Wealth Which Is Subject To Zakah
8.2.1 Gold In The Form Of Jewellery
8.2.2 Species And Category Of Animals
8.2.3 The Produce Of Animals Such As Honey
8.2.4 Vegetation And Crops
8.3 The Nisab (Value) And Rates For Zakah
8.3.1 The Nisab And Zakah For Gold And Silver If Nisab Is In Excess Combining Gold And Silver Partners In Wealth Nisab For Ore And Minerals
8.3.2 The Nisab And Zakah On Camels The Total Number Of Camel Exceeding 120 Camel Of The Right Age In Abssentia The Young Camels
8.3.3 The Nisab And Zakah For Cows
8.3.4 The Nisab And Zakah For Goats
8.3.5 The Nisab And Zakah For Crops And Fruits Combining Crops And Fruits Calculating By Using Taksir (Estimation) Consumed Crops And Fruits Before Accountability
8.3.6 The Nisab And Zakah For 'Urud (Goods)
8.4 The Time For Payment Of Zakah
8.4.1 Minerals
8.4.2 Profits On Capital Holdings
8.4.3 Fawa'id (Profits)
8.4.4 Loans
8.4.5 Goods
8.4.6 Livestock
8.4.7 Young Sheep's
8.4.8 Paying Zakah Before The Completion Of The Hawl
8.5 The Person To Whom Zakah Is Due
8.5.1 The Categories To Whom Zakah Is Due Paying The Entire Zakah To One Category Mu'allaf Qulubuhum (Those Who Are Inclined To Islam)
8.5.2 Qualifying For Zakah The Rich The Characters Of Faqir and Miskin (Poor and Needy) Riqab, Ibnu Sabil and Sabilillah (Slaves About To Be Freed, Wayfarer And Traveller)
8.5.3 The Amount Of Zakah Given
9. KITAB ZAKAT AL-FITR9.1 The Hukm (Ruling) Of Zakat Al-Fitra
9.2 The Person Whom It Is Obligatory Upon
9.3 What Type Of Wealth
9.4 The Time For Zakat Al-Fitra
9.5 Recipient Of Zakat Al-Fitra
10.1 Obligatory Fasts
10.1.1 The Types Of Obligatory Fasts
10.1.2 The Arkan (Elements) Of Fasts Duration Determination Of The Two Ends Of The Day Duration Of Abstinence Imsak (Abstinence) Kissing Cupping Vomiting Niyyah (Intention) Intention As A Shurut (Condition) Of Fast Making Intention During Ramadhan For Another Kind Of Fast The Time For Niyyah Fasting In The Condition Of Janabah (Major Impurity)
10.1.3 The Ahkam of Iftar (Breaking the fast) And Those Who Do Not Fast Sick Person And Musafir (Travellers) Musafir: Which Is Better, Fasting Or Not The Type Of Journey The Characteristics Of Sick Musafir: When To Stop Fasting And When To Fast Travelling During Ramadhan Qada' Of Fasting Pregnant Women, Wet-Nurse And Elders Violating The Fast Intentionally Jima' (Ejaculate) Intentionally Eating And drinking Sexual intercourse out of forgetfulness Kifarat (Expiation) Upon The Wife Tartib Kifarat (The Order Of Expiation) The Quantity Of Food Given Recurrence Of Kifarat Performing The Kifarat When One Can Afford It In The Future The Fast Violated By Disputed Cases
10.2 Recommended Fasts
10.2.1 Days And Duration Of Recommended Fasts Recommended Days Prohibited Days
10.2.2 Niyyah (Intention)
10.2.3 Imsak (Abstinence)
10.2.4 Violating The Recommended Fasts
11.2 Specific Location: Mosque
11.3 Particular Time
11.4 The Shurut (Conditions) Of I'tikaf
11.5 Prohibitions In I'tikaf

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