Maulana Dr. Mohammad Zainul Abideen, Resident Alim of our Islamic Centre in Kathmandu, started an online initiative for teaching the Qur’an in Nepal to help the locals to learn, understand and connect with the Holy Book. An open invitation was sent out for these classes to people of all age. Learn more about this here.
The Islamic Education Department of The World Federation is proud to launch a new resource website for the Shia Ithna-Asheri community: OneStopFiqh This website brings together several important resouces on Islamic law in an attractive, easy-to-navigate, and searchable format.
Find the latest rulings and guidelines, including those related to COVID-19 and the new ruling on Khums, in one convenient place. And, just in case you can’t find the answers you are looking for, the Ask An Alim service is only a click away.
Islamic Laws – Complete text of the latest manual of rulings of His Eminence al-Sayyid al-Sistani, with explanatory footnotes, cross-referenced rulings, and pop-up explanations of Islamic terms.
A Code of Practice for Muslims in the West - Guidance on Islamic rulings for Muslims who live in predominantly non-Muslim countries.
Ask An Alim – Browse through a rich archive of questions on all matters Islamic, and ask the team of scholars for help if you need it.
Khums: A Brief Guide - User-friendly guide to Khums with a focus on the new ruling on loans.
Hajj Rituals - Detailed rulings relating to the Hajj pilgrimage.
Shia Wills - Portal to help you to make your will.
Islamic Dues – Easily make payments of your Islamic dues.
Shan E Abbas Hassam, The World Federation Secretary General, said:
“The World Federation has always worked closely with the offices of our Marja to ensure we have their latest guidance on matters of Fiqh. Having published the latest edition of Islamic Laws a couple of years ago, it made sense to bring together all the resources and services we have on a single web site. This avoids the need to carry out Google searches and browse through multiple web sites. I strongly urge all community members to bookmark this site and use it as your point of reference whenever you want”
The OneStopFiqh site is now live and ready for you to use!
This work is a translation of the latest manual of rulings of His Eminence al-Sayyid al-Sistani. In addition to the hundreds of helpful explanations and footnotes, the book includes a comprehensive glossary of legal terms and a useful appendix of weights and measures. You can easily search through rulings by simply typing in a keyword, or you can go straight to a particular chapter or subchapter. Discover more here.
This is a work on Islamic rulings for Muslims who live in predominantly non-Muslim countries. Having been expertly introduced and summarised, the rulings are then presented in a user-friendly question and answer format Click here to go straight to this section.
Ask An Alim is an online forum dedicated to answering questions on religious matters. Each question is channelled to a scholar who is an expert in the subject. The website also hosts a rich archive of previously answered questions. Click here to jump to this section.
This guide provides an overview of the most essential rulings on khums and explains the differences between the previous and new ruling on loans. Written in an easy-to-understand style, the guide answers questions such as ‘On what things is khums payable?’, ‘What happens to the khums payments?’, ‘Why do we pay it?’, ‘What if I have debts?’, and ‘How does the new ruling apply to mortgages? Learn more here.
This work has detailed rulings on all aspects of the holy pilgrimage of Hajj, including the types of Hajj, its obligatory requirements, and the recommended acts and supplications. Go to this section by clicking here.
Shia Wills is a portal designed to help the lay-person with the important task of making a will. It not only explains the rulings but creates a downloadable sample will by guiding users through a short and simple step-by-step process. The portal can be found here.
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Updated 4 December 2013
Islamic Jurisprudence Classes were organized in Qum at Jameat uz Zahra in the current academic year of 2013-14. Sis Batool Arastu, author of the book Women’s issue made simple, taught the course in 3 sessions. A number of sisters participated in these classes and benefitted from them.