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Zakah on Agricultural Produce

Is There Zakah on Agricultural Produce?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You owe zakah on the net produce you get after deducting the rent (paid to the landowner) as well as the expenses you have incurred in …

Mosque Launches ‘Rice ATM’ for Needy

To collect the rice, users tap a card on the machine’s sensor. The machine will then dispense 2kg of rice through a collection point at the base of the ATM.  KUALA LUMPUR – A mosque in the Malaysian capital city, Kuala Lumpur, introduced on February 15 a novel way to offer rice to the needy …

What is Sadaqah Jariyah? Little Acts With Unlimited Rewards

What is Sadaqah Jariyah? 7 Little Acts With Endless Rewards

These acts will continue to benefit everyone for a long time to come. As long as these acts benefit someone you will continue to be rewarded by Allah (SWT). Even the minute actions such as a smiling are considered as a sadaqah (voluntary charity)…

Muslim Couple Share Wedding Buffet with London Homeless

LONDON – Making their wedding day memorable forever, a British Muslim couple has dedicated a share of their wedding buffet to the homeless and the less fortunate in their London borough, Ilmfeed reported. “Our marriage is a blessed and memorable day for us. We wanted to express our gratitude for all the positive things in …

For 16 Years, Sacramento Muslims Have Served Meals to Less Fortunate

SACRAMENTO – Muslims in Lodi, Sacramento have been serving food to the needy, for the past 16 years, on the first Sunday each month, helping the community and showing their true faith, Lodi News reported on February 5. “As members of this community it’s our responsibility to help the people in our community because we’re …

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

What are the benefits of giving? We always hear that “when you give you receive.” Zakah is actually referred to as alms to the poor and needy, or charity. Generally, it is a small percentage, perhaps two and a half percent. Allah calls it “habbah” (a seed).

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