Darul Fiqh endeavours to present insight into the Islamic sciences ranging from Arabic grammar to Islamic economics. Our ambition is to enhance and deepen the understanding of the Islamic sciences hopefully complementing the relationship with Allah Ta’ala.
Mufti Faraz Adam al-Mahmudi
Background and Education
Mufti Faraz Adam was born in the United Kingdom and raised in Leicester, a city known for its vibrant and scholastic ethos.
Mufti Faraz successfully completed secular studies at various governmental institutes, due to the sheer effort Mufti Faraz gained great results and held a high position amongst his colleagues whilst a student. Thereafter, through the Mercy of Allah and the Du’a of his parents, Mufti Faraz was blessed with the zeal to embark upon the journey in search of sacred knowledge and thus enrolled at the prestigious Darul Uloom Leicester.
During the years spent at Darul Uloom Leicester, he became the beloved of his teachers; he was respected and highly regarded by his peers. Mufti Faraz received the grade of distinction in the Alimiyyah Degree.
The love of Fiqh and the passion to study further drove Muft Faraz to South Africa to pursue the Islamic Sciences. His travels lead him to Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah, Durban, where he completed his Mufti course under the auspicious tutelage of eminent Shaykh, Mufti Ebrahim Desai Hafidhahullah. Mufti Faraz was fortunate to study texts in Takhassus Fil Hadīth (specialisation in the Sciences of Hadīth) under the respected Mufti Husain Kadodia Hafidhahullah. Mufti Faraz received the grade of distinction from Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah in Durban and was accredited with:
- Masters of Arts in Islamic Theology with specialisation in Juristic verdicts (Iftaa)
- Master Diploma specialisation in Islamic Finance under Shaykh Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Mufti Faraz has authored various research papers on the following topics: Contraception in Islam, Stance on monetary penalties in Islam, Recitation in Salah, Mechanical Slaughter and The Differences in Theology between the Ahl al-Sunnah Wa’l-Jama’ah.
Mufti Faraz is the director and founder of www.darulfiqh.com.
- In Hadith from numerous scholars from around the world.
- In Fiqh and Iftaa (giving fatwa) from Mufti Ebrahim Desai Hafidhahullah (www.askimam.org)
He further served as an Imam in Ireland for one year after his Mufti course and established a Darul Iftaa in Dublin. He has now relocated to Leicester.
Maulana Muhammad Qasim
Darul Fiqh is designed and managed by Maulana Muhammad Qasim ibn Sulaiman. The respected scholar is a graduate of Darul Uloom Leicester, UK. He currently teaches at Darul Uloom Leicester and also at another institute in Leicester. He renders weekly seminars in the science of Hadith in a local Masjid. The shaykh has also acquired a qualification in Computer Programming and is a freelance Web Designer.
Disclaimer: Please note, Darul Fiqh is not a Islamic Shari’ah Law Court; hence, the opinions provided by us are not intended to be a ruling as one would expect to receive from a Shari’ah Court. The aim is to provide a better understanding of issues from an Islamic perspective. We also take no responsibility if our answers are used out of their intended context, nor of any party who may or may not act upon them. Darul Fiqh is therefore exempted from loss or damage howsoever caused.