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  • Understanding the Obligations of Zakat Al-Fitr

    Zakat al-Fitr is an individual obligation upon every Muslim who can afford it, prescribed by the Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) based on the texts of the Quran and Sunnah (Prophetic tradition), and scholarly consensus. It was ordained, along with fasting, in the second year after Hijrah (Emigration). The recipients of Sadaqat al-Fitr are the.. More

  • Zakatul-Fitr and Other Acts of Worship

    Zakatul-Fitr: Zakatul-Fitr is one of the things that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, mandated upon all Muslims. Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with them, said: “The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, made Zakatul-Fitr, one Saa’ (almost 3kg.) of dates or one Saa’ of barley, obligatory on the Muslims,.. More

  • The Concern of Deed’s Acceptance

    Needless to say, we owe our ability to perform righteous deeds to the Favor of Allah, The Most Exalted. Had Allah left us alone to depend on ourselves, we would have been inevitably doomed, because Satan is always attacking us hoping to misguide us. Allah Says (what means): - {(Satan) said (to Allah Almighty), do You see this one (Aadam) whom You.. More

  • Zakatul-Fitr and The 'Eed

    Zakatul-Fitr Zakatul-Fitr is an obligatory charity on every Muslim at the end of the month of Ramadan. Ibn 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with them, said: "The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, enjoined the payment of one Saa’ (a volume measure corresponding approximately to the volume of 5 lb) of dates or one Saa’ of barley as.. More

  • Rulings of Zakatul-Fitr - II

    When is the Payment Due Imams Ash-Shaafi'i and Ahmad, may Allaah have mercy upon them, state that the Zakatul-Fitr payment becomes obligatory after sunset on 'Eed's eve, or the last day of fasting, because this is the end of Ramadan. Abu Haneefah, may Allaah have mercy upon him, (and also Ash-Shaafi'i in an earlier opinion of his) held that the sum.. More

  • Rulings of Zakatul-Fitr - I

    The scope of worship in Islam is universal, in the literal sense. For the Quran tells us that each and every constituent of creation near or far, seen or unseen, animate or inanimate­­­­ worships The True and Only God. {Indeed, every being in the heavens and the earth but comes to the All-Merciful as a worshipper.} [Quran 19:93] It is.. More

  • Zakat-ul-Fitr (Post-Ramadan Obligatory Charity)

    It was narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with them, that he said, "The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, enjoined the payment of one Saa‘ (double handful) of dates or one Saa‘ of barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr for every Muslim, slave or a free person, male or female, young or old, and.. More

  • Zakah: Purity and Growth - II

    Furthermore, Zakah is a practical expression of brotherhood in Islam and is a realistic application of the morals of the Muslims on the part of the giver of Zakah. In addition, paying Zakah plays a great role in achieving security and stability. When the poor person obtains his right and what secures his life, he avoids causing any troubles or disorder.. More

  • Zakah: Purity and Growth - I

    The greatness of Islam is clear in all the rites, acts of worship and obligations that Allah imposed upon His slaves. These obligations include the third pillar of Islam which is paying Zakah. Since the blessed month of Ramadan is the month of generosity, kindness, spending, charity and feeding the needy, it is suitable to speak about the obligatory.. More

  • Zakah Al-Fitr and the Unity of the Muslim Nation

    Muslims fulfill the obligation of fasting in the month of Ramadan and conclude this month by performing a great act of worship that culminates their commendable acts of worship and righteous deeds in this blessed month. This act of worship symbolizes a great pillar of the pillars of Islam—Zakah—and it is represented in the month of Ramadan.. More

  • Sadaqat Al-Fitr

    Sadaqat al-Fitr (or Zakat al-Fitr) is prescribed by the Sharee‘ah based on the general indication of the texts of the Quran and the Sunnah, as well as by scholarly consensus. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {He has certainly succeeded who purifies himself. And mentions the Name of his Lord and prays.} [Quran 87:14-15] The Commander of the.. More

  • Zakah Al-Fitr is Purification for the Fasting Person and a Means to Please the Poor

    Allah, The Exalted, prescribed the obligation of Zakat al-Fitr after the completion of fasting in the blessed month of Ramadan to purify the fasting person from idle and foul speech he did whilst fasting, a means to please the poor, and a tool to revive the spirit of cooperation, solidarity and compassion within the Muslim community. Allah, The Exalted,.. More