أبواب مقدمة العبادات

Preliminaries of the acts of worship


Chapter 1 - The obligation of the five acts of worship: the prayer, the zakāt, the fast, the ḥajj, and jihād
Chapter 2 - The establishment of kufr and apostasy by the rejection of some of the essential obligations and other than them from that for which its proof is based upon the transmission of the reliable narrators
Chapter 3 - Stipulation of the intellect in the attachment of responsibility
Chapter 4 - The stipulation of obligation and forbiddance to responsibility by the nocturnal emission or growth (of pubic hair) absolutely, or by the male reaching fifteen years of age and the female nine years, and the desirability of having children practice the acts of worship prior to that
Chapter 5 - The obligation of intention in the obligatory acts of worship and its stipulation with them absolutely
Chapter 6 - Desirability of intending good and resolving upon it
Chapter 7 - Dislike of intending evil
Chapter 8 - Obligation of sincerity in the acts of worship and intention
Chapter 9 - What is permissible of one’s purpose in the goals of the intention, and what is desirable to be chosen of it
Chapter 10 - Impermissibility of waswasa in intention and worship
Chapter 11 - Forbiddance of the intent to show off and to be heard by worship
Chapter 12 - Invalidation of worship by which showing off is intended
Chapter 13 - The dislike of idleness in solitude and liveliness among the people
Chapter 14 - The dislike of the person mentioning his worship to the people
Chapter 15 - The absence of dislike of the person being gladdened by by the notifying of someone else of his deed without it being his intent
Chapter 16 - The permissibility of bettering worship so that the doer be imitated and for encouragement in the madhhab
Chapter 17 - Desirability of worship in secret and choosing it over worship in public save for in the obligations
Chapter 18 - 
Desirability of performing every act for which it is narrated  from them عليهم السلام that there is a reward, even if turns out to not be authentic
Chapter 19 - The love of worship and devoting oneself to it
Chapter 20 - Effort and exertion in worship
Chapter 21 - The virtue of being persistent on an act of worship, even if it be little
Chapter 22 - Recognizing that one will always fall short in one’s worship
Chapter 23 - The censure of taking pride in one’s acts of worship
Chapter 24 - Permissibility of happiness with one's worship without pride
Chapter 26 - Not to force oneself to overexertion in worship
Chapter 27 - Hastening to do good
Chapter 28 - Not to belittle even the small act of goodness
Chapter 29 - The nullification of worship without the walaya of the Imams عليهم السلام and the belief in their Imamate
Chapter 30 - Someone who was a believer then became an unbeliever, then believed again, his acts during his preceding faith are not nullified
Chapter 31 - 
Status of the non-Shi`a's acts of worship when he converts