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Is Zakaat payable on sterling silver jewellery?

  Nasihah (Advice): Give charity and seek forgiveness excessively   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “O womenfolk, you should give charity and seek forgiveness excessively, for I saw you (womenfolk) amongst the majority of the dwellers of the Hell-fire.” A wise lady …

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Do I have to own an asset for a whole year before paying Zakaat?

Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat on Trading Stock   Sayyiduna Samurah Bin Jundub Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam ordered us to pay the Sadaqah (Zakaat) on whatever (stock) we intended for trade.” (Abu Dawood) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Aslm. I am confused about something regarding my zakaat. Say for purpose of explanation, …

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The Zakaat on items no longer in one’s possession

Nasihah (Advice): Aspire to be one of two people   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said: “There is no jealousy (if it were permitted) except in two: a person whom Allah has given wealth and he spends it in the right way, and a …

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Can Zakaat be given in kind to a Zakaat recipient?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not criticize food   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam never criticized any food but if he liked it he would eat it and if he disliked it he would leave it. (Sahih Bukhari) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   Can food …

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Using Zakaat to clear a debt

  Nasihah (Advice): Seek refuge from debt   Sayyidatuna A’aisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi often used to seek refuge (with Allah) from debt and sin. I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, how often you seek refuge from debt!’ He said: “Whoever gets into debt speaks and lies, …

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