Fiqh Of Worship – Commentary on ‘Umdat al-Fiqh (The Reliable Source of Fiqh) by Muwaffaq-ud-Deen, Abdullah ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Qudamah al-Maqdisi Commentary and translation by Dr. Hatem al-Haj
FIQH OF WORSHIP
Here is a piece of advice for the seeker of knowledge on the outset of his/her journey: Make sure that you seek knowledge only for the cause of Allah and keep away from many personal benefits.
As those who seek knowledge for the sake of any worldly interest and not for the sake of Allah will not enjoy the scent of Paradise.
Remember the great hadith: “Deeds are (rewarded) but by intentions and everyone will be rewarded according to his intention.”
The best way to obtain Islamic knowledge is orally and through live interaction and this has been the best means adopted to graduate the scholars of Islam along the history.
If such mechanism is made possible and available, it should be adopted and one should know that if s/he depends solely on the book as the source of learning, he is more liable to err.
Therefore, one should not miss the lectures offered by the Academy whether through the visiting professors or via