Preparing For Ramadan 2019

Preparing For Ramadan 2019

Fridays March 29 - April 26 [April 12: Dr. Roubiya Mohamed] | taught by Abdool Hamid
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Abdool Hamid
Abdool Hamid

About the instructor


Shaikh Abdool Hamid has a B.A. in Islamic Studies from the Islamic University of Madinah, and an MA from the Al-Madina Islamic University of Malaysia, specializing in Hadith Studies.

Bio Summary

Born in Guyana, South America

  • Graduated from Madina University; specialized in Hadith Studies
  • Obtained a Masters in Hadith Studies, Al-Madina University of Malayisa
  • 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 Toronto

Bio Details

Shaikh Abdool Hamid is a graduate of the Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia where he specialized in Hadith. After graduation, Shaikh Abdool Hamid settled in Toronto, Canada and began teaching at various mosques and institutions in Toronto and it’s surrounding areas. He served as an assistant Imam and religious teacher at the Islamic Foundation of Toronto where he introduced an intensive study of the Arabic language. He became instrumental in the successful establishment of the Islamic Institute of Toronto and been teaching Arabic Language, Tafsir, Hadith Studies and other discipline for almost 25 years.

Shaikh Abdool Hamid has also graduated from the al-Madina University of Malaysia where he earned a Masters of Hadith Studies.

He has contributed immensely to the Muslim community in Canada and has been engaged in spiritual and family counselling for the past two decades, including a position as Spiritual Counsellor with the Islamic Social Services and Resource Association. He is also a regular Khateeb and teacher at various Islamic Centres across the Greater Toronto Area, and has led professional development and training seminars in the Caribbean and West Indies.

He lives in Toronto with the wife and six children. His interests and hobbies include fishing, camping and repairing automobiles.

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 4 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!

On April 12, we will have a special session by a medical practitioner, Dr. Roubiya Mohamed to challenge myths about Diet and Nutrition.

Course Contents

3 Texts

Course Curriculum

April 12: Challenging the Myths of Diet and Nutrition - Dr. Roubiya Mohamed