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One Day Intensive Course On All You Need To Know About Zakah

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Ebrahim Community College presents;


Delivered by His Excellency Justice (Retd) Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani

(Darul-Uloom, Karachi)*

Date: Saturday 19th June 2004

Time: 9.30am - 6.30pm

Venue: Very close to Ebrahim Community College - London E1

Have you paid your Zakah? Do you 'really' know how to work it out?

Do you find it confusing?

Zakah is an essential pillar of Muslim life that relates to almost all of us living in Britain. Despite this, many of us do not know the details of Zakah that are relevant to our personal and commercial finances whilst others think we know enough but are yet paying Zakah incorrectly.

There are also many issues of Zakah that are complex and unclear to most people.

This day long course has been organised to give us the opportunity to understand Zakah from one of the greatest living scholars in the world today and a renowned authority and specialist on matters relating to Zakah, Banking and finance. The day will end with a lengthy Q&A session with His Excellency Mufti Taqi Usmani; A rare opportunity that should not be missed.

The course aims to cover the following;

Definition of Zakah

Importance of Zakah

Types of Zakah

Who is eligible for paying Zakah

Who is eligible for receiving Zakah

Calculating Zakah and paying Zakah correctly

Debt, credit and loans and their implication on Zakah

Zakah funds

Highlights of the Course:

Focus on contemporary issues

Focus on popular areas of complexity

The whole course is in English

Whole course delivered by Mufti Taqi Usmani himself

Extended questions & answers session

* Mufti Taqi Usmani is one of the leading Islamic scholars living today. Author of more than 50 books, he is an expert in the fields of Islamic law, Economics and Hadith. For the past 35 years, he has been teaching at the Darul-Uloom in Karachi as Professor of Fiqh and Hadith. He is currently the vice-president and Sheikhul Hadith at the Darul Uloom. The Darul Uloom was established by his father Mufti Muhammad Shafi, the late Grand Mufti of Pakistan. He also holds a degree in law was a Judge at the Sharia Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. A post he has now retired from. He is a consultant to several international Islamic financial institutions and has played a key part in the move toward interest free banking and the establishment of Islamic financial institutions.

He is Chairman of various Shariah Committees including, Bahrain Monetary Agency, HSBC Amanah Finance, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Dow Jones Islamic Index, First Islamic Investment Bank. Chairman, Shariah Council, Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions Bahrain).Chairman, Center for Islamic Economics, Pakistan. He is the deputy chairman of the Jeddah based Islamic Fiqh Council of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and Member of Islamic Fiqh Academy of Rabita-al-'Alam-Al-Islami, Makkah and European Council of Fatwa and Research, Dublin, Ireland. Author of several books and papers on Islamic finance and other sciences in Arabic, English and Urdu, such as Takmila Fathul Mulhim (An encyclopaedic work of Arabic commentary of Sahih Muslim in six volumes), Ahkamu Al-Auraq An-Naqdiyah (Rulings regarding paper money), Bahouth Fee Qadaya Fiqheyah Ma'asirah (Fiqh discussions on some important contemporary issues) and including the widely read Introduction to Islamic Finance. He is Editor of several Islamic magazines, including Albalagh International (Darul Uloom, Karachi).


£30 - General

£25 - Sisters & Students

£10 - Young People 12-16 year olds

*Full Lunch and Refreshments provided.

*Fully segregated facilities for sisters.


* PRIORITY will be given to email and fax enquiries.

For more information and booking details please contact:

Ebrahim Community College, 80 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ

Tel: 020 7377 6677

Fax: 020 7377 8567



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