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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 …

Can I Give Zakat al-Fitr in Cash?

Can I Give Zakat al-Fitr in Cash?

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: 1- The majority of scholars said that we should give Zakat al-Fitr in the form of food. 2- Imam Abu Hanifa and some other scholars …

What Is The Logic Behind Ramadan's Special Charity?

What Is The Logic Behind Ramadan's Special Charity?

Short Answer: Its role is to purify the hearts of the givers of zakah from greed for money and clinging to it too much. It frees them from being enslaved by money and worldly things, and makes them realize their position in the universe as the servants of Allah, not the servants of money. It is a …

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Behalf of the Dead

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Behalf of the Dead?

Wa`alaykum as-salam 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 is obligatory on all Muslims who are alive when the sun sets on the night of Eid. It is …

Where to Pay Zakat Al-Fitr?

Where to Pay Zakat Al-Fitr?

After Spending the whole moth of Ramadan praying and supplicating to Allah, it’s time to give your Zakat Ul-Fitr.

What Is the Difference between Zakat al-Fitr and Zakat al-Mal?

What Is the Difference between Zakat al-Fitr and Zakat al-Mal?

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-mal is related to the saved money, whereas zakat al-fitr is paid by the head of the household on behalf of the family members. 2- …

What is Zakat-ul-Fitr and Can I Pay It To a Non-Muslim

What Is Zakat-ul-Fitr, Can I Pay It To A Non-Muslim?

Short Answer: Zakat-ul-Fitr is a compulsory charity that is due on every Muslim before the Eid prayer, which is performed on the festive day after completing the last day of fasting during Ramadan. It is a special charity that is expected only during the month of Ramadan. So, it is a one time a year mandatory charity to be given …

Few Days Left - It's High Time for Charity

Few Days Left - It's High Time for Charity

The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “There is not a single day in which a servant wakes that two angels come down (from the Heavens). One of them says, O’ Allah! Give to the one that spends a substitute (for what he has spent). And the other one says, ‘O Allah! Give to the …



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