In the name of God, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.
1. Alif, Lam, Meem. 2. This is the Book in which there is no doubt, a guide for the righteous. 3. Those who believe in the unseen, and perform the prayers, and give from what We have provided for them. 4. And those who believe in what was revealed to you, and in what was revealed before you, and are certain of the Hereafter. 5. These are upon guidance from their Lord. These are the successful. Qur'an 2:(1-5)
Fiqh literally means an understanding and knowledge of something. After the Prophet (pbuh), the Companions settled in different parts of the vast Islamic empire, where they were confronted with new problems, and had to exercise their personal judgement. The following are some benefits of the science of Fiqh: