Category: Prayer
Fatwa#: 39112
Asked Country: South Africa

Answered Date: Oct 04,2017

Title: Fiqh of taharat and salah


Assalamu alaykum

Dear Mufti sahib, can you please tell me the fardh, wajib, sunnah, mustahab, naqidh things in wudhu, tayammum, ghusl, salah?

Each book seems to be having different list. Which one is most authentic?

I will really appreciate if you could give me references. Jazakallah khair.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

You may refer to Behisti Zewar of Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (may Allah have mercy on him) for authentic fiqh. Here is a link for the English translation:

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tahmid Chowdhury

Student Darul Iftaa

New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


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