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1.1.2 Oneness

Allah is one. He does not have a mother or father. Nor a child or a sister or a brother. He is the only god. If there were another god, the world would be in chaos. Because they would be disagreement between them. That is why everything is the world works, because only Allah decided how it should be. Attributes ... Read More »

‎1.4.3 Miracles of the Messengers‎

What is a Miracle? Amu’jizah, which is called a miracle, in English is something supernatural that only Prophets of ‎Allah can do. In order for an act to be a miracle, it has to fulfill these conditions:‎ ‎1. It goes against the laws of nature,‎ ‎2. Only a Prophet can do it‎ ‎3. It is proof that he is really ... Read More »

1.4.2 Muhammad, Messenger of Allah

Background Of Prophet Muhammad   Allah sent the Prophet Muhammad as his last Prophet.The Prophet’s full name is Muhammad, son of `Abdullah, son of `Abdul Muttalib, son of Hashim, son of `Abdu Manaf, of the tribe of Quraysh, from the descendants of Isma`il, of the progeny of Abraham. Significant aspects of his life He was known amongst his people to ... Read More »

3.1.1 Purification

Purification (taharah) is the special way a Muslim cleans his body and his clothes. As Muslims, there are two types of purification we are concerned about, especially when we pray. First, we must purify ourselves from najasah (impurity or filth). Najasah is an impure material. Impure things are unclean things that have to be washed away with water. We will ... Read More »

3.1.2 Using water for purification

When we purify ourselves from hadath or najasah in normal circumstances, we must use water. Allah has made water readily available in natural resources; we have water from the sky and from bodies of water on the earth. Water has three special characteristics: clear color, special taste and a special smell.   Four types of water Read More »

3.1.3 Cleaning Filth

Some things are considered filth and have to be removed in a particular way. There are some things that Islam considers to be impure (najis). Impure is different from dirty. Some things are dirty, but they are pure. An example of a dirty thing is rotten food. Some things seem clean, but they are najis. An example of this is ... Read More »

3.1.4 The Full Wudu Described

When we want to pray, we must make wudu. Wudu requires an intention and some washing and some wiping. Fard and Sunnah of Wudu In the next section, you will learn that 6 of the acts of wudu are fard. All the rest of the acts are sunnah. The acts that are fard must be performed and they must be ... Read More »

3.1.5 The Arkan of Wudu

We saw in Lesson 3.1.4 that wudu has many acts. However, all of those acts are not fard or wajib. The fard parts of anything we do are called its arkan. The singular of arkan is rukn. So wudu has 6 fard acts which are 6 arkan. We explained in Preliminaries that a fard act is one that must always ... Read More »