On Worship (Purification, Prayer, Fasting, Zakat, and Hajj): Shurunbulali’s Ascent to Felicity
Need answers to day-to-day issues you encounter in worship? Register for this free SeekersGuidance Course and study one of the most comprehensive works of Sacred Law (fiqh) in the Hanafi school, Shurunbulali’s Ascent to Felicity (Maraqi al-Sa‘adat).
About this Course
This course is an introduction to Hanafi law and practice done in great detail. In it, Ustadh Tabraze Azam takes you through the rulings on Purification, Prayer, Fasting, Zakat, Hajj and more— providing insight and clarity to its meanings and implications— for correct practice in worship. With its twenty-four downloadable sessions, you can progress in the study of this work at your own pace and have your questions addressed through live monthly classes.
This is a Level One course in the Islamic Studies Curriculum and therefore does not require any prerequisite knowledge to register. It is delivered online and in English.
Who Should Apply?
Anyone wishing to learn and correctly apply the rules of Islamic law according to the Hanafi school, or for those seeking clarity on the day-to-day issues faced in matters of worship. It is also particularly useful as a primer for students of Islamic jurisprudence. If you would like to enrol for the equivalent of this course according to the Shafi’i school, take this course instead.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, you are expected to:
- Understand the meaning of slavehood to Allah Most High and why it is important
- Learn the rules of purification and prayer that you are likely to encounter in your daily life
- Memorize the most important rules of wudu, ghusl, prayer, fasting, zakat and Hajj
- Gain an appreciation for the rigor of the science of Sacred Law (fiqh).
Before doing this course, consider taking the Absolute Essentials of Islam (Hanafi): Getting Started With Your Belief and Practice course.
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Biography of Instructor – Ustadh Tabraze Azam
Ustadh Tabraze Azam was born and raised in Ipswich, a small town on the east coast of England. He memorized the Qur’an in his youth and has led congregations in tarawih prayers at home and abroad. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Management from the University of Leicester, serving as the head of the university’s Islamic Society. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Amman, Jordan, to study the Islamic sciences full-time with a variety of distinguished traditional scholars. He is now an experienced teacher himself, answering religious questions regularly, and teaching students of knowledge privately and online. Presently, he is pursuing advanced studies and specialization in Amman where he resides with his wife and children.