This short booklet present’s Shaykh Salim bin ‘Abd Allah bin Sumayr al- Hadrami al-Shafii’s Safinat al-naja. His text, presented here in both the original Arabic and a contemporary translation, introduces fundamental beliefs and obligations. It is among the early texts read in Yemen, Somalia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and other teaching centers around the world influenced by Hadramaut’s curriculum. The book begins with a presentation of foundational beliefs. It then covers common and frequent acts of worship, including purification , prayer , funerals, zakat, and fasting.