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Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr to Poor Relatives?

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr to Poor Relatives?

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: It is permissible to give zakat al-fitr and the zakah of one’s wealth to poor relatives, provided that the poor  relative is not someone whom you are …

7 FAQs About Zakat al-Fitr

7 FAQs About Zakat al-Fitr

Zakat al-Fitr is one of the unique rituals associated with the day of `Eid al-Fitr. It is a beautiful worship meant to help the poor share the joy and happiness of `Eid and to purify the believers. As we are approaching `Eid, you may be interested to know the answer for the following 7 common questions: …

When Should We Pay 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 …

Can Women Perform Itikaf at Home?

Can Women Perform Itikaf at Home?

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: 1- Women can perform itikaf in the mosque, as the mosque is the best place for devotion to worship and remembrance of …

Can I Pay Zakah to Fund Collective Iftars?

Can I Pay Zakah to Fund Collective Iftars?

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: It is not permissible to pay the Zakah or Zakat al-Fitr to organize collective iftars. Answering your question, Dr Khaled Hanafi, Head of the Fatwa Committee …

Understanding the Wisdom Behind Zakat al-Fitr

Understanding the Wisdom Behind Zakat al-Fitr

Zakat al-Fitr helps to cultivate among the members of society the habit of giving. This is another reason why the obligation of paying this form of charity is connected with each and every capable individual, regardless of how much wealth that person has.



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