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What Is the Meaning of Zakah? Is't a Hebrew Word?

What Is the Meaning of Zakah? Is It a Hebrew Word?

Zakah in language is an infinitive of the verb zakah. Zakah means to grow and to increase. When it is said about a person, it means to improve, to become better. Consequently zakah is blessing, growth, cleanliness, and betterment. In Lisan al Arab: “The root of the word zakah in Arabic means cleanliness, growth, blessing, …

Is Zakah Mandatory on Cooperative Reserves or Profits?

Is Zakah Mandatory on Cooperative Reserves or Profits?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: In case of dissolving the co-operations and after settling all its liabilities, these reserves are to be distributed to members, then they calculate the amount …

Is It Permissible to Give Zakah to Poor Persons to Perform Hajj?

Is It Permissible to Give Zakah to Poor Persons to Perform Hajj?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: It is not good to give Zakah to poor persons to perform hajj especially in today’s world conditions. Answering your question,Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior …

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Is It Permissible to Calculate Zakah Now and Pay Later?

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: Delaying Zakah till you have enough liquidity of cash money should be only under certain necessity. From your message, it …

Money Saved for Hajj: Is Zakah Required?

Is There Zakah on the Money Saved for Hajj?

Wa`alaykumas-salam 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: This saved money should be added to any other wealth you have, and you must pay zakah on it if it has reached …



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