Ever wondered what is allowed and what is not allowed whilst fast? What should be avoided and what is beneficial during fasting? Ever found yourself struggling during the long hot summer days and wanted guidance on what to eat and what not to eat for sustained energy throughout the day?

If so, this course is for you! Learn both the theory of fasting as well as many practical tips and advice from an experienced scholar.

Course Curriculum

    1. Types of Fasts, Mustahub & Makruh Acts

    2. Lesson 1 Quiz

    1. Nullifiers, Qaza & Kaffara

    2. Lesson 2 Quiz

    1. Common Misconceptions & Tips

    2. Lesson 3 Quiz

    1. FIQ114 Quiz

    2. Feedback Form

About this course

  • 2 hours of video content
  • Certificate upon completion
  • Elective Course

What will you learn in this course?

This course will cover the follwing topics:

  • The linguistic and technical meaning of fasting

  • Different types of fasts

  • What invalidates a fast

  • Acts that are liked and disliked whilst fasting

  • Common questions and misconceptions regarding fasting

  • Self-Paced Online Courses

    You no longer need to travel long distances for classes. Our flexible courses work around your schedule.

  • Authentic Islamic Scholars

    Our courses are taught by qualified Islamic scholars. All of them are experts in their respective fields.

  • Progress Tracking

    Set goals and monitor your progress through our dashboard. We track your accomplishments for you!


Dr. Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera

Dean, Course Instructor

Dr. Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera is a British Muslim scholar educated in both the Islamic and Western traditions. He memorised the Qur’an by heart and graduated from the Darul Uloom seminary Bury, UK, and later earned a specialised licence to issue fatwa (legal responses) at Mazahir ‘Ulum Saharanpur, India. He earned his BA from the University of Johannesburg and completed his MA and PhD in Islamic Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He holds an honorary fellowship at The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Amman, Jordan. Shaykh Abdur-Rahman has the unique experience of serving as an imam in Muslim communities on both sides of the Atlantic, eight years in Southern California and over five in the great city of London—and his continued work as an international speaker and lecturer enables him to address and offer pertinent advice on current challenges that face Muslims in the West. He is the founder of Whitethread Institute, a post-graduate insititute for Islamic scholars. He is an avid traveller and continues to teach hadith and work on scholarly publications through White Thread Press. Many of his lectures are available on Zamzam Academy and his courses through Rayyan Courses.