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Who is Zakat Given to? These 2 Are the Most Important

Who is Zakat Given to? These 2 Are the Most Important

Who is zakat given to? Allah explicitly mentions eight categories of zakat and these are found in the Quran in chapter 9. These eight categories are essentially the only categories that zakat can be given to. 1-2- Sadaqah or charity is given to the fakir and the miskeen.

Reflections on Zakat, Third Pillar of Islam

Reflections on Zakat, the Third Pillar of Islam

I remember everything that everyone ever said to me… Nobody ever mentioned anything about “Zakat”. In Islam, it’s usually not put this way, but isn’t “Zakat” one of the “Five Pillars”? Isn’t it listed before “fasting” and “pilgrimage”?

Taxes and Zakah

Taxes and Zakah: Any Difference?

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: Zakah is one of the pillars of Islam, and it is a religious obligation with given characteristics, qualification, intention, recipients, etc. …


Never Paid Zakah: What to Do?

I have a question regarding paying Zakah. I’m 25 years old and I’ve never before paid Zakah in my life. I really want to start paying it but I need a full detailed explanation on it

I’m Unable to Save Money; What Do I Do Wrong?

I’m Unable to Save Money; What Am I Doing Wrong?

In this counseling answer: • Alhamdulillah, you have a job and you pay your zakat and sadaqah. In these alone there is barakah. • Ask yourself whether having 0 at the end of the month is a bad thing. • Try and focus on the positive things you have in your life rather than the negative ones. …

The Power of Generosity in Islam

The Power of Generosity in Islam

Being generous does not only mean giving freely from what you have in abundance. Generosity does not lie in giving away something that is no longer useful but in giving freely from the things we love or need.

American Muslim Investors to Donate $5.6 Million to Charity

VIRGINIA – A Virginia-based faith-based registered investment advisor announced Wednesday that its Muslim clients are expected to donate approximately $5.6 million to charity during the holy month of Ramadan. “We are once again proud to help our clients fulfill their religious obligations and are gratified to facilitate the donation of more than $5.6 million to those …

Muslim Aid Targets £6 Million from Zakat This Ramadan

LONDON – A British Muslim charity is aiming to raise £6 million this Ramadan with a campaign asking people to make their Zakat count during the holy month. “We, at Muslim Aid have put the donors at the heart of our creative campaign, and aim to capture the positive feelings associated with Ramadan and giving Zakat,” Rosina Louafi, Creative …

Campaign Urges UK Muslims to Give Zakat Locally

LONDON – As part of a national effort to help more people in the community, a British Muslim Zakat foundation has kicked off a new campaign to encourage Muslims to donate their Zakat money locally in the UK rather than sending it overseas. The new campaign was declared in a video shared by Ilmfeed on …

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