Absolute Essentials of Islam (FREE)

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SimplyIslam, 152 Still Road

152 Still Rd

Singapore, 423991


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Allah said: "I have not created jinn and mankind except to worship Me”.

As Muslims, we believe this life is a means for us to please Allah, obey Him and thank Him for His countless blessings and gifts. Our first obligation is to know Allah, understand the 6 articles of faith and the 5 pillars of Islam. Without seeking proper knowledge and having the right foundation, our worship and daily life may be doubtful at best, or worse, rejected. This course outlines the absolutely essential knowledge a Muslim needs to follow the footsteps of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, in our worship and obedience to Allah The Almighty.

In this introductory course, participants will learn about the the Personally Obligatory (Fard al-'ayn), the Communally Obligatory (Fard al-Kifayah) and the rulings of sacred law (the obligatory, the recommended, the unlawful, the offensive and the permissible).

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to build a solid foundation in understanding Islam, whether you are a born Muslim, re-observant Muslim, non-Muslim or convert/revert. It is also a recommended refresher course for Muslim parents living in contemporary Singapore.

The teacher will be using Al-Maqasid by Imam Nawawi and 'Umdat as-Salik wa 'Uddat (Reliance of the Traveller) by Shihabuddin Abu al-'Abbas Ahmad ibn an-Naqib al-Misri as references.

This will be a FREE course conducted over 6 lessons inclusive of notes! Limited spaces are available, so register early to avoid disappointment!


Commences on 20 September 2019 (Friday)

Course Dates:

20 September 2019
27 September 2019
04 October 2019
11 October 2019
18 October 2019
25 October 2019

Time: 8pm - 10pm
Frequency: Fridays (once a week)
Teacher: Ustadh Mohd Salleh
Medium of Instruction: English
No. of Lessons: 6


Venue: SimplyIslam.sg (152 Still Road)


This course is open to all, ages 15 and above. No knowledge, exposure or familiarity to Islamic knowledge required. At the end of the course participants can expect to have a solid foundation on Islamic faith, essentials and practices at a basic level.

Dates are subject to changes.

About the Teacher

Ustadh Muhammad Salleh is a graduate of Madrasah Aljunied Al-Islamiah and has completed his full-time pre-university studies at the madrasah. He also studied at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is an accredited Asatizah certified by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore and the Asatizah Recognition Board and is SimplyIslam's Director of Academic Operations, managing our weekend Islamic school and academic programs. He is also SimplyIslam’s Arabic Language Consultant and regularly conducts translation and interpretation assignments. He is an expert on Prophetic healing and medicine and regularly conducts the “Prophetic Healing” course at SimplyIslam. He is proficient in Arabic, English, and Malay.

Course Overview

Lesson 1

Divine Oneness, Attributes, and Revelation
Death, the Grave, and the Afterlife
Sins and Disbelief
Predestination and types of knowledge
The ranks of Prophets, Messengers and Companion

Lesson 2

The Purificatory Bath (Ghusl)
Dry Ablution
Menstruation, post natal bleeding and dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
Types of filth and purification from them
Cleaning after relieving oneself
Adhan/Iqamah (call for prayer)

Lesson 3

The Obligatory Prayers
Times of Prescribed Prayers
Times when prayer is forbidden
Sunna Prayers
How to perform the Prayer
The Integrals of Prayer
The Main Sunnas of Prayer

Lesson 4

Forgetfulness Prostation (Sujud Sahwi)
Group Prayer
Shortening or joining prayers for travel or rain

Lesson 5

The intention of fasting
Things that invalidate fast
Conditions for a valid fast
Those not required to fast
Sunnas of Fasting
Days unlawful to fast
Valid excuses from Fasting

Lesson 6

Zakah mal
Zakah Fithrah
Deserving recipient of Zakah
How to perform the Prayer (Practical)
Ablution and dry ablution (Practical)

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SimplyIslam, 152 Still Road

152 Still Rd

Singapore, 423991


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