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  • Giving Zakaah to Poor Students Date: 2-8-2018

    Assalamu'alaykumCan Zakat be given for fees of poor student who is studying in Islamic Madrasa(studying Hifzul Qur'an, Aalimiyat course)JazakAllahukhayran .. More

  • Creditor giving his Zakaah to debtor Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My sister and her husband borrowed around 15,000 USD from me 2 years ago, and they have not payed me back yet. So they are indebted to me. They have around 3,000 USD in the bank, saved for their children's future. They have no other assets. They rent their house. Their salary is enough to pay their expenses, but not to save. Are they.. More

  • Wife giving zakaah to insolvent husband who owns land Date: 13-11-2017

    I have given zakah to my husband for two years as well as advance zakah for a coming year because he used to tell me that he does not have any money for my maintenance, so I thought that instead of him borrowing a lot from me, it would be rather wise to give an advance zakah. I was annoyed that he has wasted it on himself againthan saving it for my.. More

  • Whether wife may pay zakaah to her husband Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, shaykh. I have a question regarding zakah. My parents have given me some gold, and my husband's salary is not enough to pay zakah for my gold, and I know that I have to sell my gold to take out the zakah money. So my question is: can I use my zakah money for my own household expenses? My husband also owes a huge amonut of money to.. More

  • Paying zakah to reunite man with wife and daughter Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is related to zakah. I have a Muslim friend that lives in Dubai, he earns around 4,000 AED and lives in a company-provided room. He is married and has a young daughter, but they live in India. In order for him to bring his family to Dubai, he needs to rent an apartment and pay a few fees to get the necessary application.. More

  • Giving zakah to sister Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Mufti. I would appreciate it if you could make the following points clear to me: 1) My sister's husband has been out of a job for many years. We always support her. Now, I have some amount of money that I need to give out as zakah. Can I give this zakah money to her? 2) She received about 6 lacs from her father's land deal... More

  • Paying zakah to children of father's second wife Date: 17-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Sir, is it permissible to spend zakah money on my father's second wife's children for their studies. They are still dependent and studying and my father passed away 18 months ago. Please advise .. More

  • Covering mother's medical expenses with zakah money Date: 16-5-2016

    I am a 70-year-old person who is retired and has no means of income besides some investments in Islamic bonds. I pay zakah to deserving persons every year, praise be to Allaah. My 100-year-old mother fell seriously sick and had a paralysis stroke and is presently in a coma. She is attended to by two female nurses [12 hour duty each] and one physiotherapist.. More

  • Many questions about giving zakah money to relatives Date: 2-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum.First of all, I pray to Allaah to give more power and good health to the one who made this usefull website in order to keep helping people like this. 1. I am the elder son in my family; I am married and have a family of my own. I calculate zakah every year and then slowly pay it when people need it. I try my best to pay it off.. More

  • Giving Zakah collectors percentage of Zakah funds as commission Date: 22-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. I would like to know whether the practice of collecting funds that is outlined below is allowed in Islam; or up to what extend it is not forbidden. The practice is: There is a regular practice in India, especially in the month of Ramadan, that is followed by most of the Islamic institutions. The institution.. More

  • Giving Zakah in the form of specific items, not cash Date: 25-8-2015

    Assalammu Allaikum, There is a zakaat collecting organisation in our area (a big village) by way money and they are distributing the zakaat as follows (a) feeding student (not religious studies) with breakfast for poor or needy (b) scholarship expences for students other than religious knowledge (c) monthly subsidy to under priviledged families to procure.. More

  • The poor person is not asked how he spends Zakah Date: 16-8-2015

    I gave a sum of money from the Zakaah of my property to my maternal cousin. He is a low-level employee who is always in need of money. A short time ago, he inherited a small amount of money from his father. I was later informed that he used the money I had given him to buy tiles for the floor in his apartment as it was not covered with tiles. Has this.. More

  • Ruling on giving Zakah of inherited estate to one of the heirs Date: 16-8-2015

    Is it permissible to give the Zakaah of the (inherited) crop to one of the heirs, given that he is unemployed and the estate has not yet been distributed among the heirs, nor is it known when they would do so? .. More

  • Foundlings are among Zakah recipients Date: 16-8-2015

    Is it permissible to pay Zakaah to a shelter of orphans or foundlings? What should I do? .. More

  • Receiving Zakah for sponsoring orphans in one's house Date: 18-2-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum, dear shaykh I am intending to keep orphan children in my house so I have some questions regarding it. 1. If the orphan child reaches the age of puberty, can I arrange his nikah with my daughter and if the orphan is female, can I arrange nikah of my son with her? 2. Can I collect money from Muslim people to feed orphan children at.. More