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  Zakah (Alms-Giving)
Paying the debt of the deceased from zakah is an issue that attracted the jurisprudential attention of scholars including the Imams of the four schools of thought...
Islam Message Review of the Prophetic Traditions Warning against Evading Zakah - 5/5/2015
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. It has been mentioned, along with daily Prayers...
Islam Message Morals and Zakah - 10/24/2013
Zakah is like prayer in terms of its relation to morals.
Islam Message Zakat is central to Islam’s concept of humanity - 8/4/2013
Zakat (alms) is one of the five pillars of Islam. Its importance can be realized from the fact that in 82 verses of the Qur’an
Islam Message Charity: You will keep what you spend - 9/18/2011
Many people receive God's great bounty, but they are mindful only of their own desires, careless about others. They immerse themselves in pleasures at the expense of the hungry.
Islam Message What is zakat - 9/13/2011
One of the most important principles of Islam is that all things belong to God, and that wealth is therefore held by human beings in trust. The word Zakat means both 'purification' and 'growth'.
Islam Message The Beauty Behind the Zakah - 6/5/2011
To the Qur’anic word zakah and the meaning it conveys, there is no equivalent in any other language as far as we know. It is not just a form of charity or almsgiving or tax or tithe. Nor is it simply an expression of kindness...
Islam Message Acknowledging God's Endless Bounties through Alms-Giving - 2/23/2009
The fourth pillar of Islam, Zakah, is the giving of alms out of one's own private means at a minimum fixed rate of 2.5% per annum. This money is given in the name of God...
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