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.
Mufti Faraz successfully completed secular studies at secular institutes. Thereafter, through the Mercy of Allah and the Du’a of his parents, Mufti Faraz was blessed with the opportunity to walk the path of learning sacred knowledge. He enrolled at the prestigious Darul Uloom Leicester. After six rigorous and intensive years studying Aqidah, Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, Usul, Grammar and Rhetoric, he received distinction upon qualification.
He further travelled to Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah, Durban, where he completed his Mufti course under the auspicious tutelage of 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. Upon qualification from the Darul Iftaa, he 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.
- 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 and served as a lecturer of the Islamic sciences at Darul Uloom Leicester for a couple of years.
He is currently the director of the Darul Iftaa Leicester and works full-time with the National Zakat Foundation for the Services for Zakat Payers Department.
Mufti Faraz is currently in his final year of his Masters Degree is Islamic Finance, Banking and Management.
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.