The Fiqh of Fasting

(Al Balagh Online Course)

The holy month of Ramadan has arrived and it is certainly more than just a blessed month. It is an opportunity to transform yourself and route to success in this world and the hereafter. 
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The Fiqh of Fasting

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The Fiqh of Fasting

The holy month of Ramadan has arrived and it is certainly more than just a blessed month. It is an opportunity to transform yourself and route to success in this world and the hereafter. 

Al Balagh Academy is offering this free course that aims to impart wisdom behind fasting and the important rulings related to it.

 

Course Objectives:

  • These interactive and inspirational sessions will enhance your knowledge about this blessed month of Ramadan.
  • Learn effective practices to maximise productivity and spirituality in Ramadan.
  • Explore the fiqh of fasting in light of Quran, Sunnah and Modern Science and fiqh controversies concerning moonsighting, prayer timings, Taraweeh, I’tikaf and much more.
  • Empower you with the right knowledge and spiritual motivation required to make the most of the holy month of Ramadan.

Join this free course and reap all the fruits of this sacred month of Ramadan.

 

Duration: 5 Weeks
Starting  Date: Self-paced Instructor Guided

Effort: 2 Hours / Week
Program: Online Course
Prerequisite: None

Language  English
Mode:  Online (2 Live Sessions)
Video Recordings: Yes

Fees: Free

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Lecturers

Mufti Abdul Waheed

Mufti Amjad Mohammed

Shaykh Dr. Rafaqat Rashid

Main Modules 

1. Maximizing Productivity and Spirituality in Ramadan

  1. What is Fasting?
  2. Spirituality of Fasting
  3. Instructions from the Quran and Hadith
  4. History of Fasting
  5. How to be productive in Ramadhan
  6. How to achieve Taqwa?

2. The Fiqh of Ramadan Prayer Timings and Moon Sighting

  1. Timings of Fasting (18 degrees and 15 Degrees)
  2. Summer Fasts and Prayer timings
  3. Quran and Hadith on moonsighting
  4. Science and moonsighting
  5. Unity or Disunity
  6. Dealing with differences in the family
  7. Controversies of Moon Sightings and Prayer Timings

3. The Medical Fiqh of Fasting

  1. Medical Concessions for breaking Fast
  2. Principles and Criteria of breaking Fast
  3. The Fiqh of Fasting for diabetic patients
  4. The Fiqh of Fasting for pregnant and menstruating women
  5. Medical procedures and treatments invalidating the Fast

4. The Fiqh of Penalties and The Fiqh of Tarawih In Ramadan

  1. Principles of Qadha
  2. Principles of Kaffarah
  3. Controversies of Tarawih
  4. Taraweeh 8 or 20 rakats?
  5. The Essentials of Fiqh of Taraweeh Prayer

5. A Ramadan Guide to the Traveller and I’tikaf

  1. Rulings of Fasting travellers
  2. Breakers and non-Breakers of I’tikaf
  3. I’tikaf in a Musallah
  4. Women performing I’tikaf

Modules

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1. Maximizing Productivity and Spirituality in Ramadan
1.What is Fasting?
2.Spirituality of Fasting
3.Instructions from the Quran and Hadith
4.History of Fasting
5.How to be productive in Ramadhan
6.How to achieve Taqwa?
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2. The Fiqh of Ramadan Prayer Timings and Moon Sighting
1.Timings of Fasting (18 degrees and 15 Degrees)
2..Summer Fasts and Prayer timings
3.Quran and Hadith on moonsighting
4.Science and moonsighting
5.Unity or Disunity
6.Dealing with differences in the family
7.Controversies of Moon Sightings and Prayer Timings
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3. The Medical Fiqh of Fasting
1.Medical Concessions for breaking Fast
2.Principles and Criteria of breaking Fast
3.The Fiqh of Fasting for diabetic patients
4.The Fiqh of Fasting for pregnant and menstruating women
5.Medical procedures and treatments invalidating the Fast
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4. The Fiqh of Penalties and The Fiqh of Tarawih In Ramadan
1.Principles of Qadha
2.Principles of Kaffarah
3.Controversies of Tarawih
4.Taraweeh 8 or 20 rakats?
5.The Essentials of Fiqh of Taraweeh Prayer
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5. A Ramadan Guide to the Traveller and I’tikaf
1.Rulings of Fasting travellers
2.Breakers and non-Breakers of I’tikaf
3.I’tikaf in a Musallah
4.Women performing I’tikaf
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Allah says in Quran: “O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.”

~ [Quran, 2: 183]

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 5000+  learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any.  Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to myAlBalagh (our online learning portal) within 24 hours.

 

 

Will I get notification for live sessions?

All students will receive notification for their course live sessions via email and/or course WhatsApp group. You may also check the Course Schedule tab on your dashboard after logging in on our website or Mobile App

 

 

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

We always encourage attending live sessions among students, but it is not compulsory for technical course progress of the students.

 

 

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you are unable to attend a live session or have missed it, you can view recorded sessions on your course dashboard. You can access all the completed Recordings, PPT and assessments anytime

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Can I download the recordings and watch it offline?

You can download recordings and PPT of the course sessions from the myAlBalagh mobile App for all the enrolled courses.The recordings will be available for students after 48 hours of the live session.

Do I get marks for watching course recordings and presentations?

There are no additional marks for watching the course recordings. Only the module Assessments and the final exam add up to the final score.You can check the individual scores of your Assessments under the Progress tab of myAlBalagh.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

You can discuss your doubts  via Course WhatsApp Group dedicated for student discussion or access the Discussion board  on myAlBalagh. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared.

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a graded and timed exam.

 

 

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our Whatsapp Group exclusive for the course students. Furthermore, you can use the Discussion Board to connect with other course students as well.

How long will I have access to the online course?

You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected]

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