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IMAM ROUHULLAH KHOMEINI (RA) TAHRIR AL-WASILAH

Translated by Dr. Sayyid Ali Reza Naqavi

INTRODUCTION

SECTION TWO- DEALING WITHCLEANLINESS (TAHARAT)

Chapter on Water

RULES OF EASING NATURE (Urination and Defecation)

Chapter on Rules Concerning the Dead

Rules Concerning the RitualWashing of the Dead

Procedure of Washing the Dead

Etiquettes for Washing the Dead

Rules Concerning Shrouding the Dead

Rules Concerning the Two PalmBranches

B- Recommended Baths from the point of view ofPlace

C- Recommended Baths for some Acts

Chapter Concerning Tayammum

D — Obligatory Conditions for Tayammum

How a Clean Thing Becomes Unclean

Chapter Concerning the Unclean Things which areExcused in Prayers

Chapter on Rules Concerning Containers

SECTION THREE - DEALING WITHPRAYER (SALAT)

Chapter on Preliminaries of Prayer

Second Preliminary of Prayer: the Qiblah

Fourth Preliminary for Prayer: Its Place ofOffering

Chapter Concerning Actions during Prayer

Rules Concerning Takbirat al-Ihram

The Two Prostrations of Recitation of the Quran& Expression of Thankfulness

Chapter Concerning Sequence of the Acts ofPrayers

Rules Concerning Uninterrupted Sequence of theActs of Prayer

Chapter Concerning Qunüt (Expressionof Humility before Allah)

Rules Concerning Failure to Perform ActsRequired in Prayers

Chapter on Rules Concerning Doubts

A- Doubts about the Prayer itself

B- Doubts Concerning the Acts in a Prayer

Rules Concerning Doubts Which are not to beHeeded

Rules Concerning Uncertainty in Acts of Prayerand its Rak’ats

Rules Concerning the Forgotten Portions inPrayer

Rules Concerning the Prostration for Error

Conclusion about Miscellaneous Problems

Rules Concerning Compensatory Prayers

Rules Concerning Hiring for Offering Prayers

Rules Concerning Friday Prayer

Rules concerning the Conditions of FridayPrayer

Persons on Whom Friday Prayers is Obligatory

The Due Time for Offering Friday Prayer

Rules Concerning Eid al-Fitr and Eidal-Adhã Prayers

Chapter on a Traveler’s Prayers and itsRelevant Rules

Chapter on the Jamà’at Prayer

SECTION FOUR- DEALING WITH FASTING (SOWM)

Chapter on Intention (Niyyat)

Chapter on Things which must berefrained in a Fast

Chapter on the Kinds of a Fast

Chapter on an Expiatory Fast

Chapter on Recommended Fasts

Chapter on the Prohibited Fasts

SECTION-FIVE ZAKAT

Chapter Three—Zakät on Goldand Silver

Chapter Four — Zakãt onGrains (or Cereals)

Chapter Six - Qualifications ofPersons Entitled to Receive Zakät

Chapter Seven - Misc. Rules of Zakat

PART-TWO ZAKAT OF BODIES (OR FITRAH)

Chapter One – Those on whomPayment of Zakat-i Fitrah is Obligatory

Chapter Two - The Commodity for the Zakätof Fitrah

SECTION SIX KHUMS

Chapter One — Things on whichPayment of Khums is Obligatory

Chapter Three - Anfãl (Spoilsof War)

SECTION SEVEN HAJJ

Chapter One - Conditions for theObligation of Hajj

ChapterTwo -Hajj for a Vow, a Pledge or an Oath

ChapterThree -Proxy (in Hajj)

Chapter Four -Making a Will for Hajj

ChapterFive - An Approved Hajj

ChapterSix -Kinds of 'Umrah

ChapterSeven - Kinds of Hajj

ChapterEight -Brief Form of Hajj-al Tamattu'

Chapter Nine Miqats

ChapterTen -Rules Concerning Miqats

ChapterEleven -Conditions for Tying Ihram

Chapter Twelve -Things ForbiddenDuring Ihram

Chapter Thirteen -RulesConcerning Circumambulation

Chapter Sixteen - Performanceof Sa'y

Chapter Seventeen -Taqsir (TrimmingHair of the Head)

Chapter Eighteen -Staying at 'Arafat

Chapter Nineteen -Staying in Mash'aral-Haram

Chapter Twenty - Essential Rites at Mina

SECTION EIGHT

ENJOINING THE RIGHT AND FOBIDDING THE WRONG

Chapter One -Varieties of the Two (Duties) and the Natureof their Obligation

Chapter Two — Conditions forObligation of the Two (Duties)

Chapter Three -Grades ofEnjoining the Right and Forbidding the Wrong

CONCLUSION

DISCOURSE ON DEFENCE

Chapter One -First Category

SECTION NINE EARNING AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS

SECTION TEN

Chapter One - Conditions of Contract for Sale

Chapter Two - Options

Third — Option ofCondition

Fifth — Option ofDelay

Sixth — Option of Inspection

Seventh — Option of Defect

Chapter Three – Rules Concerning Option

Chapter Four - What is Included in the Object of Sale Sold in General Terms

Chapter Five - TakingPossession and Delivery

Chapter Seven -Ribã’ or Usury

Chapter Eight - Saleof Surf (Bay’ al-Surf)

Chapter Nine - Saleof Salaf (Bay’ al-Salaf)

Chapter Ten - Murãbahah,Muwãda’ah & Towliyah

Chapter Eleven - Sale of Fruits

Chapter Twelve - Sale of Animals

Chapter Thirteen - Iqalah(Revocation of the Contract by Both Parties)

SECTION ELEVEN PRE - EMPTION

SECTION TWELVE CONVEYANCE

SECTION THIRTEEN IJARAH

SECTION FOURTEEN JU’ALAH

SECTION FIFTEEN ‘A RIYA H

SECTION SIXTEEN WADI’AH OR DEPOSIT

SECTION SEVENTEEN MUDARABAH

SECTION EIGHTEEN PARTNERSHIP

ChapterOne - Division of Shares of the Partners

SECTION NINETEEN MUZARA ‘AH (METAYAGE)

SECTION TWENTY MUSAQAT (SHARECROPPING OF ORCHARDS)

SECTION TWENTY - ONE DEBT & LOAN

Glossary