Ark of Salvation: Essential Islamic Beliefs & Obligations (Safīnat al-najā) - Softcover
Author: Sālim bin ʿAbd Allāh bin Sumayr al-Hadrami al-Shafii
Translator: Musa Furber
Year: April 2020
Language: English, Arabic
This short booklet present’s Shaykh Sālim bin ʿAbd Allāh bin Sumayr al-Ḥaḍramī al-Shāfiʿī’s Safīnat al-najā. His text, presented here in both the original Arabic and a contemporary translation, introduces fundamental beliefs and obligations. It is among the early texts read in Yemen, Somalia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and other teaching centers around the world influenced by Ḥaḍramaut’s curriculum. The book begins with a presentation of foundational beliefs. It then covers common and frequent acts of worship, including purification, prayer, funerals, zakat, and fasting. The book includes English and Arabic text.