Category Archives: Zakaat

let me take picture and give you some rice for the world to see and pity you

Q: I work for a zakat agency and have being working with XXXXX for Alhamduillah 15 years. Can you tell me shiek, what is meant by you saying non-manipulative literature?must not be used by chsritable organization? Truth is truth. You keep saying this in your khutba I heard online and writing. You make me sick. (text) Continue reading

What is the Nisaab? (IMPORTANT)

Q. What is the amount of Nisab? How is the Nisab amount calculated? Is it a fixed dollar amount? class student at U (email.) Continue reading

I keep my money in the bank

Q: I keep my money in the bank, my salary goes into my bank account every month and my expenses are also from the same account. So money come and go from the account. In that case how do I calculate the amount of money which stayed in the account for one year to calculate Zakat. 2010/08/26. Continue reading

zakah matter, quickie

Q: I keep my money in the bank, my salary goes into my bank account every month and my expenses are also from the same account. So money come and go from the account. In that case how do I calculate the amount of money which stayed in the account for one year to calculate Zakat. 2010/08/26 at 3:28 PM from comment box) Continue reading

zakah groups

Q: I have $4500 Zakat to give and wanted to give it to a large international nonprofit Islamic group, based in the US and possibly Canada and Europe. Based on what you (the Imaam) stated earlier: one cannot expect their Zakat to gain acceptance if they do not care as to where it goes. So here is my case. Continue reading

not giving does not mean hate, it just means we have certain priorities. That is all, nothing more, nothing less

Q1) Asalaamualaykum,

Thanks for making that clear. I’ll see what I can do about my Zakat, InshAllah.
My follow up questions is: Can Muslims only give their Zakat to other Muslims? Continue reading

listen to Parents or Creator?

Q: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah,
(first paragraph omitted)

I am a college student. I do not work and I earn my money from my parents, scholarships, and other sources. I have about 6,200$ that I have been saving since April 2010 for my school, I want to pay my Zakah at the beginning of this Ramadan, and I am aware that the Hawel (one year) has not gone around, but I want to pay it in advance just to build a habit, start learning how to calculate my Zakah, and purify the money. However, my father is opposing me, he is not letting me do that because he thinks the year has to go around the money I have so it becomes obligated. I tried to discuss it with him and told him that if I waited until next year, I won’t be able to pay it in Ramadan 2011 for doubled reward, but rather I will have to pay it in April 2011. Off course, I always become the loser when arguing with my parents.
1-Is it okay to pay my Zakah in advance?
2-Should I do what my parents are telling me, or should I just give my Zakah without letting them know?
3-If I do not give my Zakah by 2011 April? Will I be sinful? Can I extend the Hawel to Ramadan 2011 for the better Reward?
4- If I calculated my Zakah and I found out theoretically that 100$ is my given Zakah, can I ask my father(since he is in a different country) to pay the 100$ from his money to the poor who he knows and then I give the 100$ (Zakah amount)to him later??

Jazaka Allahu Khairan

Time: Saturday August 7, 2010 at 9:55 pm Continue reading