The Fiqh of Fasting and Zakat

The holy month of Ramadan is approaching soon and it is certainly more than just a blessed month. It is an opportunity for us to transform ourselves and route to success in this world and the hereafter. 

The Fiqh of Fasting and Zakat

About The Course

The holy month of Ramadan is only a few weeks away, and the blessed time will soon be upon us. Every year we should aspire to learn and practice our deen better than last year. Ramadan is undoubtedly more than just a blessed month, and it is an opportunity to spiritually transform yourself and the route to success in this world and the hereafter. It is not only recommended but highly essential for every Muslim to be aware of the Islamic rulings (Fiqh) and the spiritual channels that we can use to achieve the most out of this blessed month.

Al Balagh Academy offers this free course for beginners to impart wisdom behind Fasting (Sawm) and Zakat and its essential rulings. This course will focus on the classical and contemporary Islamic rulings related to the jurisprudence of Fasting and Zakat. The course will cover essential subjects like the Mysteries of Fasting by Imam Ghazali, Key Islamic Rulings of Fasting, Medical Fiqh of Fasting, Zakat – Key Principles & Key Conditions, Calculating Zakat, Zakat on Businesses, Eligible for Zakat – Classical Rulings and Contemporary Rulings and much more.

The course is based on al Fiqh al-Muyassar, one of the famous and authentic books of fiqh in the contemporary world. You will explore the wisdom and the various Islamic narrations related to obligatory fasting and Zakat. Studying how these rulings affect your spirituality, secrets to the art of giving and the practical, contemporary tips that deal with the most common Fasting and Zakat problems will help you reap the most out of this holy month of Ramadan.

Course Team

Mufti Amjad Muhammed

(Head of Dar al-Ifta  Wifaqul ulama, UK)

Mufti Faraz Adam

(Executive Director, Amanah Advisors, UK)

Mufti Abdul Waheed

(Researcher & Lecturer in Fiqh, JKN Fatawa Dept & marriage counsellor)

Shaykh Mustaqeem Shah

(Al Balagh Academy, UK)


12 Live Online Sessions

Duration: 6 Teaching Weeks

Saturdays and Sundays ,
2 PM - 3 PM (London, UK)

Video Recordings Available

Mobile App

Live Q&A

Digital Certificate

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Starts on 19th March 2023

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Course Team

Mufti Amjad Muhammed

Mufti Amjad Muhammed

(Sharīʿa consultant, Wifaqul ulama, UK)
Mufti Faraz Adam

Mufti Faraz Adam

(Executive Director, Amanah Advisors, UK)
Mufti Abdul Waheed

Mufti Abdul Waheed

(Researcher & Lecturer in Fiqh, JKN Fatawa Dept & marriage counsellor)

Shaykh Mustaqeem Shah

Shaykh Mustaqeem Shah

(Lecturer, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

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