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Zakaat on Property Investments

  Notice: The Jamiatul Ulama KZN cautions the Muslim Community to be wary of many unscrupulous individuals / organisations that take advantage of the Muslim Community’s generosity especially at this time of the year. Kindly ensure that the organization you are contributing towards or entrusting your funds for distribution is bonafide …

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Zakaat on wealth not held for an entire year

Nasihah (Advice): The five important lessons that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) gave to Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu):   a) Abstain from that which is prohibited, you will be considered to have worshipped Allah the most, b) Be content with what Allah has decreed for you, you will be most content, …

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Discharging Zakaat to Shias?

Nasihah: Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Umar (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “There is a polish for everything, the polish for the heart is the Zikr of Allah” (Kanzul Ummal) ____________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Can Zakaat be given to Shia families?   (Query published …

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Accepting meals from a Zakaat recipient?

Question and Answer: Q. Is it permissible for a person who is giving ZAKAT for the marriage of a girl to attend the dinner at the girls wedding ?     (Query published as received)   A.  Yes. It is permissible. Once Zakaat funds have been given to eligible recipients …

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Zakat FAQs

Q: Upon whom is Zakāt compulsory? A: Zakat is compulsory on every sane, mature Muslim who is owner of Zakātable assets equivalent to the Nisab after a passing of a lunar year. Q: Who is regarded to have nisab? A: A person who has Zakātable assets equivalent to or more …

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Zakat Q&A

To view Zakaat Q&A, Please click on the link below: ZAKAAT Q&A LINK Q. Please give us the last and final word on this issue:  should we or should we not give change to beggars  Answer: Whilst some beggars may be genuinely in need of assistance, many street corner beggars …

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Zakaat on property

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Notice: The Sadaqatul Fitr amount has been determined for the year 1434 for the Johannesburg and KZN regions as follows: KZN region: Hanafi: R16.00 or more Shafi-ee: R21.00 or more Gauteng region:* Hanafi: R17:00 or more Shafi-ee: R21.00 or more *Courtesy of Jamiatul Ulama SA …

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Zakat on gold

Question: I was given a large amount of gold as part of my Mahr in which my ex husband stole from me whilst I was married to him. He then pawned it to a shop gambling all the money away, this gold was then bought back from the shop by …

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Zakaat in the form required aid?

Visit the sick : Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Heaven calls out to anyone who visits a sick person: ‘You are good and your path is good. May you enter your residence in Paradise.” (Fiqh-us-Sunnah) _________________________________ Question and Answer Q. Can Zakaat be distributed in alternative forms?, ie blankets, …

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Zakaat On Gold Jewellery

Question: I was divorced recently. All my belongings (clothes, jewellery, household materials, etc.,) are still with my ex-husband and his family. We never asked them to return my belongings nor did they tell us to take it back. I have nearly 70 gms of gold. My question is that all …

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