Fiqh of Zakat

Course Materials
Date Presentation Audio Other Materials
Week 1 – 11 June 2014 Fiqh-of-Zakat.Week1_.pptx

This course is an intensive three hour course which focuses on the essentials on one of the five pillars of Islam; Zakat. Among the topics discussed in the course is the the-ological underpinnings of Zakat, the wisdom behind it, who Zakat is obligated on and how to calculate it.
After three sessions (each one-hour long), it is aimed that attendees will competently be able to understand:

  • The status of the individual who refuses to pay Zakah in this life and the next
  • The practical wisdom behind the concept of Zakah
  • Who Zakah is obligated upon according to the Shari’ah
  • The conditions required for Zakah
  • The difference between Zakat Al-Fitr and Zakat Al-Maal, and how to pay each
  • How calculate Zakah (money and animals)
  • Some of the modern issues associated with Zakah.

This course is for you, if

  • You have interest in understanding one of the major pillars (and obligations) of Islam
  • You have interest in Islamic monetary principles
  • You are confused as to when and how you should pay Zakah
  • You like your Islamic courses to be interactive

Teacher: Sh. Furqan Jabbar
Dates: Three Wednesday nights starting 11 June 2014
Time: After Isha
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla