Fast & Friendly Fiqh: An Introduction to Worship Essentials

Course Category: Fiqh | Level 1 Course

Course Code: FQH 101

Instructor: Anse Eamaan Rabbat

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates: February 9 - March 16, 2023

Day: Thursdays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm CST


Rabata Cultural Center, 3533 Lexington Ave N, Arden Hills, MN 55126

Course Description: 

A quick and fun introduction to Shafi'i fiqh for the beginner. This course will go over the main rules of worship. purification (ṭahāra), prayer (ṣalāh), and fasting (ṣawm).

What will be covered: 

  • Difference between types of water used for purification 
  • The integrals of prayer (ṣalāh) and the recommended acts
  • Actions that nullify the prayer and what is disliked.
  • The rules of fasting (ṣawm)
  • Things that break your fast

Get ANSWERS to questions like:

  • How do I make proper wudū'?
  • What is ghusl?
  • What if I forget to recite a short sūrah in my prayer?
  • I ate by mistake, did I break my fast?
  • and more...

Course Breakdown:

  • About water
  • Purification (ṭahāra); wudū' & ghusl
  • Prayer (ṣalāh)
  • Fasting (ṣawm)

Course Logistics:

  • In person at the Rabata Cultural Center
  • Designed in an easy to follow format.
  • Interactive Q&A
  • Based on the aqida of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'a.
  • Women only.
  • Ages 17+ can register.

Students will have access to course forum and files until June 18th, 2023.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend in person, complete one or more weekly assignments, complete and present a project, and submit 4 short quizzes.

Attendance: Attend in person at the Rabata Cultural Center. This course will not be recorded.

Text: The Shafi'i Manual of Purity, Prayer and Fasting, by Tashfeen Ekram

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $125.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Registration Options: 

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Contact: For inquiries, contact