- Course Notes:
Free folder with course notes complete with Quran and Hadith references
- Course Audio:
Free MP3 audio of each tutor session available to download
- Breaks & Refreshments:
Free refreshments provided during frequently held breaks throughout the course.
- Q&A Session:
Courses include Question and Answer session. Sisters only Q&A also available
- Student Participation:
Students encouraged to enhance learning via case based studies.
Ramadan is the joy of every Muslim who aspires to worship his Lord and wipe away his sins. The most virtuous month in the year, the Companions would pray up to 6 months prior to its advent for Allah to allow them to witness its arrival. They would also perfect the art of giving in this month, paying the Zakat and helping those in need thus fulfilling this great obligation upon the Muslim.
In this special single day course you will learn about the fiqh of Ramadan and Zakat and how rulings affect your worship. You will also learn the secrets to a successful month of fasting as well as practical tips that deal with the most common Zakat problems we face.
As with most acts of worship, our modern day lifestyles present new and challenging problems. In this course you will learn about contemporary issues pertaining to these pillars of Islam and how best to overcome them.
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about two pillars of Islam in one fiqhtastic day!
In this course you will learn all about
- Spirituality in Ramadan
- The moon sighting debate
- Women's issues pertaining to fasting
- Taraweeh prayers & Laylat al-Qadr
- The obligation of Zakat
- The principles on which Zakat is based
- To whom Zakat is payable
- Contemporary rulings on modern types of wealth
Sheikh Bilal Ismail was born in Durban, South Africa. He is one of three siblings and comes from a religious traditional hanafi family.
He memorized the Quran while studying at school and went on to complete high school in 1998. Sheikh Bilal then went on to do a diploma in Computer Science in 1999, as well as qualifying as a Microsoft certified systems engineer. He was accepted into the Islamic University of Madinah in 2001 where he completed his Diploma in Arabic followed by a BA in Islamic Law from the faculty of Shariah. He is currently completing his masters degree.
After graduating from Madinah, he returned to South Africa where he had been teaching Fiqh and Tafsir weekly classes in Durban since the summer of 2007 and says he is still a student of knowledge - and will always be!
Sheikh Bilal joins our academic team as an instructor and as the academic head of the Students Guild and has quickly become a favourite of AK students around the world.