54 Faraid

54 Faraid in Islam
by Imam Hasan al-Basri (rh)

1. To believe in the Oneness of Allah and to be constant in His remembrance (Dhikrullah).
2. To wear only Halal clothes.
3. To make Wudu when it is required.
4. To establish daily Salat.
5. To make Ghusl when it is required.
6. To believe in and put absolute trust in Allah’s promise in taking of one’s sustenance (Rizq).
7. To consume only Halal foods.
8. To have contentment (Qana’ah).
9. To have trust (Tawakkul) in Allah.
10. To have trust in Allah’s Qada’ and Qadar.
11. To count one’s blessings and show gratitude (Shukr) for Allah’s bounties.
12. To show patience (Sabr) towards hardships and calamities.
13. To repent (Tawbah) on regular basis.
14. To worship (Ibadah) Allah with utmost sincerity (Ikhlas).
15. To regard the Sata (Shaytan) as the number one personal and public enemy.
16. To base one’s worldview and actions on the Quran.
17. To prepare oneself for death.
18. To love for the sake of Allah (Al-Hubbu Fillah), and to detest for the sake of Allah (Al-Bughdu Fillah).
19. To enjoin what is lawful and virtuous in accordance with Allah’s Law (Al-Amri b’l-Maruf) and
prohibit what is unlawful, vice and evil (Wa’n Nahyi ‘ani’l-Munkar).
20. To abstain from back-biting (Ghiybah) and malice.
21. To obey and show gratitude to ones parents and to treat them with respect and love.
22. To maintain bonds of kinship (Silatu’r-Rahm) with ones relatives.
23. To uphold the Trust (Amanah) and refrain from any betrayal.
24. To abstain from unlawful humour (Mizah).
25. To obey Allah and His Messenger peace be upon him.
26. To seek refuge in Allah from all evils and transgressions.
27. To fear Allah.
28. To look at things with a discerning eye to learn a lesson, to take an admonition (Ibrah) and heed from them.
29. To contemplate deeply (Tafakkur) on Allah’s creation, but not about Allah’s Essence.
30. To protect one’s tongue from evil utterances.
31. To abstain from committing evil and unlawful things.
32. To refrain from mocking anybody (Istihza).
33. To protect one’s eyes from gazing at Haram things.
34. To abstain from having suspicion and ill thoughts (Sui-z-Zann) towards Allah and Mu’minin.
35. To be righteous under all circumstances.
36. To abstain from impertinent behaviour which leads to transgression.
37. To refrain from listening to ugly and unlawful things.
38. To exert effort to acquire Islamic knowledge.
39. To maintain right measure and weight in business transaction.
40. To abstain from becoming complacent in regards to Allah’s plans over one’s affairs.
41. To refrain from refusing to give to the poor and the needy.
42. To abstain from giving up hope from Allah’s mercy.
43. To refrain from following the desires (Shahawat), whims and wishes (Hawa’) of the animal self (Nafs).
44. To give charity (Sadaqah) from one’s share of Rizq to those in need.
45. To abstain from indulgence, luxury and waste (Israf).
46. To refrain from rubbing in or taunting someone for the past favours one has done for him.
47. To abstain from conjugal relations during menses or post-natal bleedings.
48. To keep one’s heart clean from all sins.
49. To shun arrogance and self conceit.
50. To be kind and caring for the orphans.
51. To guard strictly the five daily Salat.
52. To avoid assigning partners (Shirk) to Allah and all of its forms.
53. To keep away from unlawful intercourse (Zina).
54. To abstain from all intoxicants.

55. To abstain from using Allah’s name in vain and making false oaths?

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Ustadh Mahmud A. Kürkçü is the founder of Young Muslims of Australia YMA since 1980s and he was the imam of Coburg Islamic Centre.. The YMA aims at bringing young Muslims together from all over Australia, uniting them in an Islamic atmosphere, allowing life long friendships to spark and develop. YMA runs classes every Tuesday and Friday night. Some of the classes run by Imam Mahmud Kürkçü are: Science of Hadith, Aqeedah at-Tahawiyyah (rh), 54 Fara’id of imam Hassan Al-Basri (rh), and many more…YMA has also been organising Youth Camps since the 1980s and other important events around Australia. YMA is an Australia wide youth organisation, dedicated to learning and living the Islamic way of life here in our beautiful country of Australia. We aim to be people of benefit, not only towards ourselves, but to all of creation.

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