The Shorter Abridgement -
Al-Mukhtasar Al-Saghir :
*[A5] Slim Paperback 48 pages [English & Arabic],
by 'Abd Allah b. 'Abd al-Rahman BaFadl [d.918h],
English transl. by Abu Malik al-Azhari,
Published by Mihrab Publishing, UK.
Back in Stock March 2019
BaFadl wrote al-Muqaddimah al-Hadramiyyah
, and its abridgment al-Mukhtasar al-Saghir
, for students of knowledge at Qubah Abu Murayyam in Tarim, Yemen. After completing memorisation of the Holy Qur’an, the students would generally begin their studies in the subject of fiqh
. Imam BaFadl, may Allah have mercy upon him
, composed these works to simplify and facilitate that endeavor. Indeed, teaching and learning fiqh
is of utmost importance.
Many have turned their attention to Imam BaFadl’s writings. Luminaries like Ibn Hajar al-Haytami, Shams al-Din al-Ramli, Muhammad b. Sulayman al-Kurdi, Muhammad Mahfuz al-Tarmasi, ‘Abd Allah b. Sulayman al-Jarhazi, may Allah have mercy upon them all
, and others all penned commentaries elucidating these blessed texts. The reason for the widespread acceptance of Imam BaFadl’s books manifests with every turn of the page. Lucid passages explain the most fundamental concepts of fiqh
with a conciseness and clarity only possible when a master jurist wields the pen. These works attest to both Imam BaFadl’s sheer brilliance and his closeness to his Lord.
Our much-esteemed colleague and brother serviced this work by translating it into English. He has undoubtedly captured the spirit in which it was first written. The translation presented side-by-side with the Arabic original make this publication an excellent introductory level textbook in the subject of fiqh
for the individual, masjid
study group, or Qur’an school. This continues a profound and magnificent legacy. From those students of Qubah Abu Murayyam until now, countless are those who have taken tremendous benefit from this masterpiece.Table of Contents
---About the Author,
The Shorter Abridgement : Al-Mukhtasar Al-Saghir
]. The Book of Purification,
]. The Book of Prayer,
]. The Book of Funerals,
]. The Book of Zakah
]. The Book of Fasting,
]. The Book of Pilgrimage,
]. The Book of Business & Marriage,
]. Prayers and Supplications.
In this publication, the English font is set in Linotype’s Basilia and
the Arabic is in Lotus. Printed on FSC accredited premium acid-free
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Dimensions : 21 x 15cm (Approx).