The study and investigation of the manuscript titled "Al-Nibras in Explanation of Methods for Wiping the Head in Ablution", by Imam Muhammad Abd al-Haq al-Ilah Abadi al-Hanafi (D.: 1333 AH), aims to learn the correct method of performing an act of worship closely related to the daily life of a Muslim. Wiping the head in Ablution is a devotional matter that must be applied. Because it is related to performing the most important act of worship, which is the division of faith, which is ablution. Just as wiping the head is an obligation, so is how wiping is an obligation. Where the author divided his research into an introduction and three chapters, and a conclusion, which included important topics in explaining the meaning of the survey, how it is done, and the aspects contained therein, inferred by the hadiths of the Prophet and the impact of the Companions - and guided by the sayings of the jurists, may God Almighty have mercy on them.
We divided the research into two parts: the first in the study, and the second in the investigation. The first section included two topics, the first: in the study of the author’s life, and included his name, lineage, fame, birth and upbringing, his request for knowledge, his elders, his writings, and his death. As for the second: in studying the manuscript, and it included: the correctness of the manuscript's title, description, author's approach to presenting the manuscript material, and the method of investigation.
As for the second section, it included samples from the two copies of the manuscript, and the verification of the text of the manuscript, then we finished the study and investigation sections with a conclusion in which we explained the most important results of the research.