- 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 upto 6 months prior to its advent for Allah to allow them to witness the coming Ramadan In this special one day course you will learn the fiqh of Ramadan You will also learn the secrets to a successful month of fasting and worship with practical tips to make this Ramadan one to remember.
Learning the fiqh of fasting is essential to perform this great act of worship with utmost results. As with most acts of worship, our 'modern' lives present modern problems. In this course you will learn about contemporary issues in relation to fasting.
- Spirituality in Ramadan
- The moonsighting debate
- Women's issues pertaining to fasting
- How and when to make up missed fasts
- Common mistakes during RamadÄn
- Tarawih prayers
- Laylat al-Qadr
- Zakat al-Fitr & Eid al-Fitr
The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alayhi wa-sallam) said: “There has come to you Ramadan, a blessed month wherein Allah has enjoined you to fast, during which the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed, and the rebellious devils are chained up. In it there is a night which is better than a thousand months, and whoever is deprived of its goodness is indeed deprived.” (al-Nasa)
Sheikh Muhamad West, born in Cape Town, South Africa, spent most of his youth growing up in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He went on to study a degree in Islamic theology and dawah at the Islamic University of Madinah while studying a degree in accounting science through the University of South Africa via correspondence. Sheikh Muhammad returned to Cape Town in 2011 graduating 2nd in the faculty of Dawah. He further qualified as a chartered accountant of South Africa after completing his articles. A devoted husband and father of three, Sheikh Muhammad is currently the Group Financial Accountant at one of the world's largest retailers. Sheikh Muhammad holds the position of resident Imam of the Boorhaanol Islam Masjid, one of the oldest mosques in South Africa. He is the Western Cape director of the Imam Development Project (IDP) whereby local Imams from underprivileged communities are given the necessary support and skills to further benefit the communities they serve.