The Light of Clarification and Salvation of the Souls: A translation of Nur al-Idah wa Najāt al-Arwā by Bilal Brown


Nur al Idah is a text that deals with the subject matters of purification, prayer, and fasting in an exhaustive manner.

This important primer, written in the 17th Century Hanafi School of law, has had unanimous acceptance in the Muslim Sunni world for centuries and is usually the first text studied in law by the neophyte student up until today.



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This translation is clear, with additional space for making hand-written notes and beneficial footnotes that make it an indispensable resource for any serious student of the Hanafi School, whether studying the text in English or any other language. There is an added a section on Zakah to cover the core immediate areas of worship that are essential in the daily and yearly life of every Muslim. The layman and the student alike will no doubt benefit from this priceless work.

Hasan bin Ammar bin Ali al-Shurunbulali was born in Egypt in 994 AH (1586 CE). He studied the sacred sciences at Al-Azhar University until he became one of the most pre-eminent jurists of his time. He authored Nur al-Idah in the year 1032 AH and then wrote a commentary on it named Imdād al-Fattāh which he summarised into the book Marāqi al-Falāh. He passed away on Friday after the afternoon prayer on 21st Ramadan in the year 1069 AH (1659 CE).

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