Tagged: Zakah

Giving charity in the last ten days of Ramadaan

Giving charity in the last ten days of Ramadaan

Is it better to give in charity in the last ten days of Ramadaan, or to spend the nights of those days in prayer and dhikr which is the only special thing about those...

Charity given without permission

Charity given without permission

Islam places strong emphasis on helping the poor in whatever way we can. It promises rich reward for those who often help the poor and the needy so as to alleviate their troubles. Needless...

Is it prescribed for the one who commits a sin to give charity after that?

Is it prescribed for the one who commits a sin to give charity after that?

Praise be to Allaah. Giving voluntary charity is a confirmed Sunnah at all times, as is indicated by the Qur’aan and Sunnah and the consensus of the scholars. It says in Kashshaaf al-Qinaa‘ (2/295):...

THE UPPER HAND!

THE UPPER HAND!

  By Mira El-Deeb Since we are in the blessed month of Ramadhan and Allah (i.e. God), The Exalted, has promised the hardworkers in this month to multiply the rewards of their good deeds,...

Zakah and Hajj

Zakah and Hajj

Zakah The third obligation is zakah.  Every Muslim whose financial condition is above a certain specified minimum must pay annually 2.5 percent of his or her cash balance to a deserving fellow being.  This...

Zakah al-Fitr

Zakah al-Fitr

1. MEANING Zakah al-Fitr is often referred to as Sadaqah al-Fitr. The word Fitr means the same as Iftar, breaking a fast and it comes from the same root word as Futoor which means...