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Zakaat on Rental Deposits

  Nasihah (Advice): Discharging of Zakaat – From the perfecrtion of one’s Islam   Sayyiduna Alqamah (radiyallahu anhu) reported that Nabi (Sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) told them, “The perfection of your Islam lies in discharging the Zakaat of your wealth.” [Musnad Bazzar] ______________________________   Question and Answer:   A tenant is …

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Zakaat on an estate which has not been wound up

  Nasihah (Advice): Beware of oppressing one’s heirs   Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them.” [i.e. They cause harm …

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Calculating Zakaat on a loan

  Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat repels evil   Jaabir Radiyallahu anhu reported: A man among his people sked, “O Messenger of Allah, what do you think of a man who pays Zakaat on his wealth?” The Messenger of Allah, sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Whoever pays Zakaat on his wealth, evil will …

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Using Zakaat for animal welfare

Nasihah (Advice): Eagerness to give charity is sweetness of Imaan   Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Mu’awiyyah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Whoever does three deeds will taste the sweetness of Imaan: one who worships Allah alone, who declares there is no God but Allah and one who gives …

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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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