Shurūt al-Ṣalat (Rules of Required Ritual Prayers)
Abubakar, Malam Koloma
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Citation (published version)Kurfi, Mustapha Hashim, Ngom, Fallou, and Castro, Eleni (2019). African Ajami Library: Digital Preservation of Fulfulde & Kanuri Ajami Materials of Northeastern Nigeria. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/38242
This manuscript is an unbound copy of Shurūt al-Ṣalāt (Arabic: Rules of Required Ritual Prayers), with extensive glosses in Kanuri Ajami. As the title suggests, it deals with one of the most important rituals in Islam—al-Ṣalāt (the five required daily prayers) as well as purification of the body and ablution. Written from a Malikī school perspective, the work discusses the conditions and requirements al-Ṣalāt. After a one-sentence introduction, like many foundational instructional materials on Islamic rituals, the main text in Arabic is in a larger font, while the Kanuri Ajami glosses are in a smaller font. The text has both marginal and interlinear glosses. It is a popular work on Islamic jurisprudence in northern Nigeria. It is 14 pages long and is not dated. The pages are numbered.
The entire manuscript is available for download as a single PDF file. Higher-resolution images may be available upon request. For technical assistance, please contact email@example.com. Fieldwork Team: Dr. Mustapha Hashim Kurfi (Principal Investigator), Mohammed Bara’u Musa & Hauwa Usman (Local Project Managers), Adamu Mohammed, Abacha Kachalla, Abdrra’uf Abdullahi & Falmaa Madu Ibrahim (General Field Facilitators), and Haladu Mamman (Photographer). Technical Team: Prof. Fallou Ngom (Director African Studies Center), and Eleni Castro (Technical Lead, BU Libraries). These Collections of Fulfulde & Kanuri Ajami materials are copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. Access Condition and Copyright: These materials are subject to copyright. All rights reserved to the author. For use, distribution or reproduction contact Professor Fallou Ngom (firstname.lastname@example.org). Citation: Materials in this web edition should be cited as: Kurfi, Mustapha Hashim, Ngom, Fallou, and Castro, Eleni (2019). African Ajami Library: Digital Preservation of Fulfulde & Kanuri Ajami Materials of Northeastern Nigeria. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/38242. For Inquiries: Please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (email@example.com).Provenance / Custodial history: This manuscript is owned by Alhaji Bashir who was born and raised in Damask in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria. He is a graduate of the University of Maiduguri, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics. He said that his interest in Kanuri Ajami, coupled with his background (being Kanuri himself and a linguist), has motivated him to develop a collection of Kanuri Ajami texts. Alhaji Bashir has extensive Islamic knowledge and currently works for the Borno State government.
RightsThese materials are subject to copyright. All rights reserved to the author. For use, distribution or reproduction contact Professor Fallou Ngom (firstname.lastname@example.org).