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-Ramadan becomes obligatory when its moon is witnessed
-Definition and origin of Ramadan
-Is it permissable to say #Ramadan or must you say the 'month' of Ramadan?
-Definition of Hilal - Crescent in Arabic
-Using telecopes and similar means to sight the moon.
-Going by calculations instead of sighting.
-The only two methods to sighting the moon
-If the moon is not sighted on the night of the 30th, they must break their fast the following day
-Days start for fiqh on the night before.
-The ruling on fasting the day of doubt
-The wisdom behind deterring from fasting the day(s) of doubt
-Exception to fasting the day of doubt

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Dr Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University.

Mufti Menk's work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of "The Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World" since 2010.

He has millions of followers across his social media platforms. Mufti Menk's personable style and down to earth approach has made him one of the most sought after scholars in our time. He has endeared himself to people with his much loved lecture series, a Mufti Menk hallmark.

He travels the world spreading a simple but profound message: "Do good, help others while preparing for the Hereafter".

He is active in the international arena and is a strong proponent of peace and justice, speaking up against all forms of terrorism.

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