The Spirit & Fiqh of Ramadan

This course is for anyone who intends to learn about the various rules pertaining to Ramadan and maximize the benefits of this auspicious month.

This one day course, just a few days prior to the blessed month of Ramadan, will comprehensively discuss the various essentials relating to Ramadan. It will provide students with the necessary knowledge in relation to fasting and other acts of worship specific to Ramadan. What is the legal ruling of fasting and what are the conditions of its obligation? What invalidates a fast? What does not invalidate a fast? When makeup (qada) and expiation (kaffara) is required? What things are disliked during a fast? What are the sunna and recommended acts during fast? When does it become permissible to break a fast? What are the rules of paying the penalty (fidya)? What are the various rules relating to tarawih prayers, spiritual retreat (i’tikaf) and the Day of Eid? These and many other questions will be answered in this course, In Sha Allah. In addition, this course will look at the spirit of Ramadan and the inner dimensions of fasting and other acts, and how to maximize the potential benefits of this auspicious month.

Course Includes:

£10

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About this Course

Course Description

  • • Importance of Ramadan
  • • Merits and virtues of Ramadan

    • The philosophy and spirit of Ramadan engagements
    • How to spend Ramadan
    • Things to avoid in Ramadan
    • The Fiqh of fasting
    • The Fiqh of Tarawih
    • The Fiqh of I’tikaf (retreat)
    • The Fiqh of Eid al-Fitr
    • Sadaqat / Zakat al-Fitr
    • And much more…

Course Details

This one day course, just a few days prior to the blessed month of Ramadan, will comprehensively discuss the various essentials relating to Ramadan. It will provide students with the necessary knowledge in relation to fasting and other acts of worship specific to Ramadan. What is the legal ruling of fasting and what are the conditions of its obligation? What invalidates a fast? What does not invalidate a fast? When makeup (qada) and expiation (kaffara) is required? What things are disliked during a fast? What are the sunna and recommended acts during fast? When does it become permissible to break a fast? What are the rules of paying the penalty (fidya)? What are the various rules relating to tarawih prayers, spiritual retreat (i’tikaf) and the Day of Eid? These and many other questions will be answered in this course, In Sha Allah. In addition, this course will look at the spirit of Ramadan and the inner dimensions of fasting and other acts, and how to maximize the potential benefits of this auspicious month.

Learning Outcome:

  • • Importance of Ramadan
  • • Merits and virtues of Ramadan

    • The philosophy and spirit of Ramadan engagements
    • How to spend Ramadan
    • Things to avoid in Ramadan
    • The Fiqh of fasting
    • The Fiqh of Tarawih
    • The Fiqh of I’tikaf (retreat)
    • The Fiqh of Eid al-Fitr
    • Sadaqat / Zakat al-Fitr
    • And much more…

Discussion breakdown

Session 1: (10 AM – 11:30 AM):
• Importance of Ramadan
• Merits and virtues of Ramadan
• The philosophy and inner dimensions of Ramadan and its worships
• How to spend Ramadan
• Things to avoid in Ramadan

15 min break

Session 2: (11:45 AM – 1:30PM):
• Definition of fast
• Conditions for the obligation of fasting
• Intention (niyya)
• Things that invalidate fast and require both a makeup (qada) and expiation (kaffara)
• Things that invalidate the fast and require a makeup (qada) only
• Things which are disliked but do not invalidate fast
• Things that do not invalidate the fast
• Sunna and recommended acts during fast

30 min break for Zuhr and lunch

Session 3: (2 PM – 2:50 PM):
• For whom fasting is not obligatory
• When is it permissible to break the fast?
• Rules of Qada
• Rules of paying the penalty (fidya)

10 min break

Session 4: (3 PM – 4:30 PM):
• The fiqh of tarawih
• The fiqh of i’tikaf (retreat)
• The fiqh of Eid al-Fitr
• Rules of sadaqat/zakat al-fitr

Session 5: (4:30 PM – 5 PM):
Questions & Answers session

Course Instructor

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari is a traditionally-trained Islamic scholar who has studied the Arabic language and various other traditional Islamic sciences including Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir), Hadith and Fiqh in different parts of the world including the UK, Pakistan and Syria.

The Shaykh has taught many courses and lectured extensively on a range of topics, and continues to travel regularly teaching and lecturing both in the UK and abroad. Presently, he resides in Leicester, UK. He is a teacher of various traditional Islamic sciences, and Director and researcher at the Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence (Darul Iftaa, www.daruliftaa.com).

Detailed Biography

FAQs

We are using Google Classroom as our Learning Management Portal. Please sign-up to Google Classroom with same email address you will use during course enrolment. We will invite you to our course classroom.

Schedule for the classes is mentioned above under “Discussion and Breakdown” section.

You will be provided a recording of the session so you can catch up without missing any content.

We will be using Zoom.us. We will share zoom invite link with you on Google Classroom.

Yes. At the end of each day there will be long Q&A Session with Mufti Muhammad Ibn Adam.