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Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family

Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family?

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: Zakat Al-Fitr is obligatory on every Muslim, whether male or female, minor or adult as long as he/she has the means to do so. With regard …

Who Should Receive Zakat Al-Fitr?

Who Should Receive Zakat Al-Fitr?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: Zakat Al-Fitr can be paid to the poor or the needy or all of the categories of those to whom …

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Salam (peace), Thank you so much for your question. In the noble Quran, The Creator, Allah Almighty says: {And as for man, when his Lord tries him and [thus] is generous to him and favors him, he says, “My Lord has honored me.” But when He tries him and restricts his provision, he says, “My …

Facilitate Hajj

Donating to Facilitate Hajj or to Help the Poor

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: 1- If a donor is capable of doing both—that is, giving money for Hajj to those who are financially incapable …

zakat al-fitr

When Should We Pay Zakat Al-Fitr?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: 1- Zakat al-Fitr is due at the last few days of Ramadan and must be before the time of the …

How Can I Find Help in Desperation? (Part 1)

Asalamu Alaikum Aziz, Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. We appreciate your difficulties and we are very anxious to help you. The only way we, as a website, can help is to try to think with you how to overcome …

How Can I Find Help in Desperation? (Part 2)

Asalamu Alaikum Aziz, Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. Practical Tips Please try the following suggestions. Believe me, they might help. They have helped others before. You need to sit down alone somewhere away from your family and problems. …

Collecting Zakah for a Needy Relative

Collecting Zakah for a Needy Relative: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa rahmatullahi 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. Thank you for your question that indicates your concern about your family and relatives. In Islam, zakah is distributed on bases of poverty and priority. …



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