Course Description

Ramadan is one of the most important times in the life of a Muslim. It is a month of fasting, generosity, spirituality and good deeds.

How will you prepare for it?

 Join us in this special 6 week course to explore the importance, blessings, rituals and rules pertaining to fasting, zakaat, Qiyaam, Lailatul Qadr and Eid al Fitr. 

At the end of the course you will be ready to welcome Ramadan with the honour it deserves; and you will be transformed by the experience!

Shaikh Abdool Hamid has a B.A. in Islamic Studies from the Islamic University of Madinah, specializing in Hadith Studies. Born in Guyana, South America, Graduated from Madina University; specialized in Hadith Studies Currently a resident scholar at the Islamic Institute of Toronto Serves as an Islamic Counsellor with the Islamic Social Services and Resource Association (Toronto). Regular Khateeb and lecturer at several prominent mosques in and around TorontoTaught the following courses at the IITArabic Language Certificate ProgramScience of the Qur'anScience of Hadith; Hadith methodologyFiqh of Ibaadaat (Salaah, Zakah, Hajj, Fasting)Seerah of the ProphetLives of the Khulafaa ar RashidoonInheritance LawsQur'an Memorization and TajweedShaikh Abdool Hamid is also the spiritual guide for the IIT Hajj group which takes more than 75 Hujjaj every year to Makkah. He also presents a bi-weekly Tafseer session at the IIT on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Shaikh Abdool Hamid is married and has six children. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

Abdool Hamid

Imam/Khateeb/ Sr. Scholar

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Reading Materials

    • Siyaam Handout

    • The Sunnah and Elements of Flexibility in Determining the Times of Fajr and Imsak by Shaikh Ahmad Kutty

    • The Astronomical Calculations and Ramadan A Fiqhi Discourse By Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah

    • An Analysis of Moonsighting Arguments

  • 02

    Introduction to Ramadan and Fasting

    • Week 1: Introduction and Live Stream Link

    • Week One Video | April 6

    • Week 1 powerpoint

  • 03

    Week 2

    • Week 2 video | April 13

    • Week 2 Powerpoint

  • 04

    Week 3

    • Week 3 video | April 20

    • Week 3 Powerpoint

  • 05

    Week 4

    • Week 4 video| April 27

    • Week 4 Powerpoint

  • 06

    Week 5

    • Class 5 video| May 4

    • Week 5 Powerpoint

  • 07

    Week 6

    • Class 6 video| May 11

    • Week 6 Powerpoint