Just as a Muslim is expected to live his life according the laws as ordained by Allah, he is likewise expected to obey these laws following a death, as in the funeral, the payment of debts, execution of a will and distribution of the remaining estate amongst the heirs according to the Shariah.
This course is an introduction the science of the laws of inheritance, dealing with the fundamentals of this knowledge.
In this course you will learn:
- From where is this knowledge derived?
- Who can inherit?
- Who cannot inherit?
- What are the shares of inheritance?
- What are the means by which one can inherit?
- Can distant relatives inherit?
- What are the impediments to inheritance?
- How does one do the calculations to work out shares?
- What mathematical problems can arise when calculating the shares of inheritance?
- What can constitute a testamentary bequest?
- What would happen to ones slave after one dies?
Additional Reading Material:
- Inheritance, Regulations & Exhortations The Final Bequest, Islamic Inheritance and Will By Muhammad al-Jibaly
- Islamic Law of Succession, by Dr. A. Hussain
Having studied this course, you should consider studying the following:
- Hanafi Fiqh: Mukhtasar al Quduri
- Manhaj as Salikeen
- Umdatul Ahkaam (Purification)
- Hanbali Fiqh: Umdatul Fiqh (Purification)
- Umdatul Ahkaam (Salaah)
- Hanbali Fiqh: Umdatul Fiqh (Salah)
- The Fiqh of Ramadhan
- The Fiqh of Hajj
- The Fiqh of Food and Clothing
- The Fiqh of Inheritance
- Fiqh Pertaining to Women
- The Fiqh of Menstruation
- Umdatul Ahkaam (Mariage & Divorce)
- The Fiqh of Marriage, Family and Divorce
- Usool ul Fiqh
- Qawaid Fiqhiyyah
- The Niqaab and Hijaab
"My dear brothers and sisters at the Tayyibun Institute in the United Kingdom. I ask Allah (swt) that He grants you success and correction in your affairs and I also ask Allah (swt) that He always brings us together upon righteousness…."
Shaykh Abu Salih