In this Islamic Jurisprudence class, we complete the chapters on nullifiers of ablution.
Covered in this lesson:
- Doubts concerning the validity of one’s wudhu and what one should do in this situation.
- Principle regarding certainty and doubt.
- What to do when we doubt whether we have prayed.
An advice and an admonition by Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (hafidahullah):
- The Muslims should have care and concern regarding their ablution at time of prayer.
- Be cautious of the whisperings of the Shaytaan.
- Take care of your clothing and its purity, so as not to affect the validity of your prayer.
- Ask the people of knowledge if anything troubles you (in the religion and) specifically here regarding purification.
Various Principles of Usool al-Fiqh are discussed in this lesson; from them:
اليقين لا يزول بالشك
Certainty is not removed by doubt.
الأصل بقاء ما كان على ما كان
Al-Asl: Something remains as it was.
الأصل براءة الذمة
Foundation is that a person is free of obligation/responsibility.
Additional Benefit from Imaam Ash-Shinqeeti, that he said:
Knowledge is of 4 levels:
1st: Al-Yaqeen: certainty. 100%
2nd: Adh-Dhan: suspicion. 51-99%
3rd: Ash-Shakk: doubt (knowledge of affirming or negating something is the same) 50%
4th: Al-Wahm: direct opposite of Al-Yaqeen; that which is between 1% and 49%
N.B. Percentages given for illustrative purposes.
Please listen to the full talk for further benefits Baarakallaahu Feekum.