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The seventh fard is “To consume only Halal Foods and Drinks”. Eating is a basic requirement of every human being. Eating can be classified as fard, wajib, makruh (disliked), mustahab (preferable), mubah (permissible) and haram. It is obligatory upon every Muslim to acquire knowledge about what constitutes halal and haram food. Ustadh Mahmud explains the importance of being aware of what we consume and the repercussions of neglecting this fard. The series of lectures entitled 54 Fara’id, delivered by Ustadh Mahmud A. Kürkçü, covers the basics of Islam as enumerated by the great Imam of the tabi’een, Hasan Al-Basri(rh). It is incumbent upon every Muslim to be aware of and put these basic principles into practice in their daily lives.